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Laundry hamper #9: Half-laps in the slats

09-05-2021 03:56 PM by Dave Polaschek | 22 comments »

Built a jig last night to help me cut the half-laps in the slats. If you divide the slat into 3” chunks, each crossing slat will be in the center of that chunk. So I glued down two rails to hold the slat while I cross-cut it, with a pencil mark for the end of the slat, and a piece of wood to sit in the gap to align where I should cut the next joint. I also cut a notch so I can use this same guide to hold the slat while I chisel out the waste. After cutting the first notch… I ...

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Southern Yellow Pine Work Surface (workbench) #17: Putting On The Feet

03-16-2015 04:58 AM by ruddhess | 0 comments »

Here I am cutting out a chunk of wood from one side of the “feet” boards. It’s so much easier to chip out waste if there are smaller wafers standing. This reminds me somehow of piano keys. One side almost done. Just a little more fitting and then glue and dowel pins. Have to trim a bit on this one side of one of the upright posts to get the two boards to close together at the back. Fuzzy picture from the front. And the ‘feet’ for the right sid...

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The Best of 'Wood Art" #12: "Found a Power Tool"

01-14-2008 03:03 PM by frank | 10 comments »

Found a Power Tool ....eeeh, eeeh, eeeh, eeeh, eeeh….was the sounding of rasping, vibrating, sonic, electronic, springboard, greeting that pulled me up from my earlier place of peace-full slumbering dream-scape, into the now of later remembering, that this is my inhabited world of 2008. So once again I hit the snooze button and told myself that just a few more minutes would not matter all that much as I felt the coldness of the early morning air, shifting around within the closure of...

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The Best of 'Wood Art" #11: "Where Are the Power Tools" --by RusticWoodArt

01-13-2008 06:25 PM by frank | 5 comments »

Where Are the Power Tools ....climbing up out of the saw pit, the worker of wood looked around and was under-stand-ably fathomed by the appearance of what he saw from up here on top. ”Just like climbing out of a box”; he was heard to exhale as he shook the wide brimmed hat free from all the particles of saw chips that gravity had brought his way. Stomping off in the direction of the sap house and muttering to himself, I could not quite understand what the words were that he was...

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The Best of 'Wood Art" #9: "Prepping the Wood" --by RusticWodArt

12-31-2007 02:25 PM by frank | 4 comments »

....furthering my ganders, as one would take on examining their progress in the principles of what it take to work the wood by hand! Some-times it does my soul best to just stop and take an inventory of what is happening here with the tools and the wood. Many are the stages of phases that go into the making of a piece of ‘wood art’....design, working the wood by hand, but there all-ways is the need to pay attention to the care and detail of my tools and wood. Further Notes on: ...

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The Best of 'Wood Art" #8: "Expressions of Wood Milieu" --by RusticWoodArt

12-30-2007 03:40 PM by frank | 4 comments »

Expressions of Wood Milieu ....continuing on the journey here with wood ripping gusto, is soon found to be a harmony of the joys of hand to wood, only separated by the fine steel blade of my 13” 9TPI pull handsaw. No-dust collection system needed here, no-dangers of kickback, no-need to break my bank savings, no-need for ear protection, (although one would want to wear eye protection) no-wondering about the what if’s when certain thoughts cross the mind of the male populatio...

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The Best of 'Wood Art" #7: "1 Sun-6.76 Bu x 3 Sun-3.52 Bu x 8 Shaku-4.69 Bu" --by RusticWoodArt

12-29-2007 02:56 PM by frank | 3 comments »

1 Sun-6.76 Bu x 3 Sun-3.52 Bu x 8 Shaku-4.69 Bu The Multi-Purposed 2×4—-Notes:1.) ....hand sawing, (ripping) the species of wood, (white oak) out of a slab that was mill-cut from a tree some years ago…. 2.) ....this piece of white oak is at the moment, still in 2’‘x6’‘x9’ of it’s original condition….after having previously hand sawed, (cross-cut) 1’ in length from one end….3.) ....there is a nice crack in the wood, running for 4&#...

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