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Moravian Bench Reimagined #5: Over and Under Planning

10-18-2019 12:57 PM by MagicalMichael | 0 comments »

I thought I had posted this a few days ago but when I went looking for comments, discovered it was still waiting for one more click of a mouse. In mathematics two negatives make a positive; in ethics, two wrongs don’t make a right. In woodworking two mistakes never seem to cancel one another out. Sometimes we make mistakes from carelessness, a slip of the saw or chisel. These are almost always repairable with a minimum of effort. Planning mistakes, on the other hand often haunt ...

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Trying new woodworking skills #11: Tenon dry fit, oops

10-16-2013 02:33 AM by BJODay | 1 comment »

All of the tenons are cut and fit. Not perfect but the last ones went much better than the first few. I got wrapped up in laying out and cutting the mortises. Later I realized there is no lower rail on the front of the two larger tables. (they cannot nest if there is a rail in front). I’ve got some walnut. I think I’ll use to plug the mortise. Maybe the contrasting color will make it look like I meant to do it. I may try to cut it as a bow-tie key. Next up is...

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