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Craftsman - Stickley Projects #5: Three Steps Forward, At Least One Step Back

06-03-2007 02:43 AM by Paul | 3 comments »

I “completed” the carcases and installation of the drawer dividers on the “twins.” click for larger image Things were going so well, I guess I was feeling frisky and got ahead of myself. I installed the dividers before attaching the side drawer guides on the twin. But hey, I’m a pockethole “expert” now! So, I’ll just drill some pocketholes and attach the side drawer guides without taking the dividers back out. On number eight of 10 sid...

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Craftsman - Stickley Projects #2: Dry Fit and Partial

05-27-2007 10:29 PM by Paul | 5 comments »

Whenever I draw up the plans myself instead of working from a published plan, I stop and dry fit often (probably too much) but I seem to catch errors in arithmetic and design faster this way. Here’s a couple of pics of the dry fit from yesterday. Click the thumbnail pics for a larger view. Here's the way it looks with the frame and panels for the sides glued up and the back dry fitted and clamped in place. Now, I'm pondering how I want to fix the draw dividers in...

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Craftsman - Stickley Projects #1: Restart

05-27-2007 03:08 PM by Paul | 8 comments »

I guess it’s been so long since my last entry on this blog that I have to begin the series again. The New Blog entry page didn’t give me this title as a choice again. I was sidetracked with the Thorsen Table challenge and a couple of furniture repair jobs that came to me. (This is a commission that said, “Whenever you can get to it.” That’s not a good thing to say to me.) But, I worked most of the day yesterday on the chests of drawers and hope to post a f...

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