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June 2021, leftover scraps of Ash, Box Project, maybe #6: Slips are showing, round-overs done

06-16-2021 07:42 PM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

So…started up the mitersaw…and cut four slips for length. Each gets a bead of glue, and a couple clamps….started on the longer sides, attempting to pull the bowed in side back out to straight…then work my way around from there… Some joints were better.. But, always seems to be That One… Oh well…going to be covered with a plywood floor above, and a brass foot below. Set this aside for a day..Removed the 3 main clamps from the lid blank.. ...

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June 2021, leftover scraps of Ash, Box Project, maybe #5: Out of the clamps, lid work

06-15-2021 06:25 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Ok, clamps can come back off…SLOWLY.. First 8..only leaves.. The 4 longer ones. I left the spacers inside…as one side wanted to bow in a bit..still, clean up began… Beltsander to trim down any longer fingertips…smooth plane to level the rest…worked my way all around the outside of the box….also, checked on how well the grain flowed around the corners…I hope..Corner #1… #2 (note the fat finger?) I THINK this is #3 corner… ...

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Around The Shop.. #4: Space is Clean! Time to get organized!

06-07-2021 07:42 AM by Airframer | 5 comments »

Well today was a pretty productive day in the “new” shop space. I was able to get the space fully cleared out and swept. Then emptied all the boxes of tools and parts etc onto all the table spaces so I can see what I have to put away and nothing is being hidden inside a box. The most exciting part was finally getting my roubo workbench in place and cleaned up. I will need to resurface the top but need to get my planes tuned up and sharp first. Otherwise it is holding strong...

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A Table for the Gazebo #8: Time for a PIP

05-31-2021 01:08 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Once things were sanded and planed smooth..was time for a coat of stain to be brushed on…. Some spots needed a bit more than others…..wasn’t just a plane, or a sander used.. I also gave the Stanley No. 80 a little work. Each of these 3 tools were used where they fit best. Had to clean out the shop a bit….so I could set the table up on the tablesaw, rather a towel sitting on the tablesaw’s top. Wanted to be able to rotate the table, without scratching ...

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A Table for the Gazebo #6: Rest of the mortises, and a glue up, finally

05-24-2021 01:50 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Rest of the mortises..went something like this.. Lay out was simple….however,,Father Murphy decided that he would pay a visit..today…. Ooops…not a biggie, hole will get covered by the table’s top. Got all 4 square holes chopped, test fitted…decided to glue things together.. Then…feeling good…decided to glue the other end up..Then…the 2 long sides were glued up.. So far so good? Wait for it….I notched and glued in the runners...

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A Table for the Gazebo #4: Aprons?

05-19-2021 03:53 PM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

No, not one of these.. More like the wooden ones, that connect 4 legs to a table….Hauled the rest of the lumber to the shop…made a few cross cuts… Was still a bit left over.. Then set the rip fence to rip one straight edge….reset and rip the other edge to match….then set up a “Set up Block” Reset the fence, and the blade height…..and mill a few tenons… 3 out of 4….#4 involves a drawer front.. Will cut those tenons ...

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A Project for March #8: Build a drawer

03-14-2021 02:03 AM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Laundry Detail this afternoon…meant about 3 hours in the shop, while the Laundry got done… Last glue up was removed from the clamps… Not too bad? Means I can better size the parts to the drawer. Front needed a trim on the ends, and a swipe or two along an edge….same with the 2 sides. Already had one corner dovetailed… So, now I needed to get the other end dovetailed…Same as before..Lay out the pins, first.. Saw the lines… Cut a k...

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A Project for March #7: Clamps, on and off, and back on,again

03-13-2021 02:00 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

getting a bit of an “update” spread over the past 2 days….Day #1…. had a cheap paint brush handy…spread the glue in and around all the dovetails, and one rebate…then that forest of clamps shows up… About all I could do then…was just let it sit overnight….This morning was also Laundry Detail…0900hrs sharp. Load up the washer, unload the clamps.. Work on cleaning up the corner joints…will address the front of the plywo...

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A Project for March #4: Last sides done, things trimmed for size

03-08-2021 08:58 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

These two.. Are out of the clamps… Handsome, ain’t they? Checked to see IF they match up to each other… of course, they don’t….we have ways… Place them in the vise together, Millers Falls No. 11 Junior Jack to plane until they DO match….so, how do the match up with the back panel? As usual….Mark a line, joint down to that line, check with a straight edge.. Ok…need to trim the back and sides…and for square.. Firs...

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A Project for March #2: Panel building, 2 done, 2 to go

03-06-2021 11:59 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Well, that stack of 1 xs..got sorted out…worst of the batch went into the scrap can….the better looking ones were all trimmed to the same length… Then a bit of jointer work, to get the edges ready for glue… Set this aside for a few days….selected 2 more boards… Longest 2 I could find. I did a little work on them, to get them ready for a glue up…edges jointed.. Kept checking for any gaps. Finally.. This will become the back panel of ...

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