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Jelly Cupboard #1: Days 1,2,3,4,5

03-12-2010 11:37 PM by rcflyer23 | 3 comments »

I started a build on a Jelly Cupboard for the house the other night. So far I have been able to get the Carcass built and dry fitted most of the components. I used biscuits to join the sides together. From Windows Live Writer From Windows Live Writer I milled all the parts something I might not do next time around since I ended up re cutting a couple of parts. From Windows Live Writer I setup all the mortises and routed them out. This was my first time doing this and did pretty ...

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Crib for Granddaughter #2: Ship Lap Day

10-24-2020 09:53 PM by GrumpyCub | 4 comments »

Well today was all about ship lap.The first step to adding the ship lap to the headboard is to cut a dado into each of the headboard legs. The dado will not go all the way to the bottom so we have to create a stopped dado. I used my table saw to cut the dados, but as you can see, the curve of the table saw blade does not leave a clean, square stop to the dado. In the past I have used a chisel to square up the end of a stopped dado, and I did that here to remove the bulk of the w...

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Crib for Granddaughter #5: Odds and Ends

11-15-2020 01:42 PM by GrumpyCub | 0 comments »

We are getting close to the end of this project, but as with all projects, there are a few odds and ends that need doing before we can apply finish and call it done. I disassembled the entire crib and sanded all the parts first with 80 grit through to 220 grit. In addition to sanding, all of the sharp edges needed to be knocked off. Momma has a particular style that she desires for this crib which means it still needs to look square, but we can’t have those hard edges on my grandbaby...

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