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Chess pieces and board #3: Finishing Off Lathe

02-12-2014 04:59 PM by Luke | 0 comments »

I usually just finish the chess pieces one at a time. I wanted to be able to get a good smooth finish on them like you do on the lathe but still be able to turn another piece without having to wait for them to dry in between coats.This is what I came up with. I drilled a 1/4” hole into 3/4” dowel and inserted a 1/4” dowel to chuck in the drill. I drilled a 3/4” hole in the holder and used a round file to ream it out so there is enough play to let it spin freely. After ...

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Conference Table for Local Church #13: The Tables Are Done!

12-17-2008 04:57 AM by Sawdustonmyshoulder | 6 comments »

After my clients chose a clear natural finish for the table, I used a natural-colored grain filler and 5 coats of satin Minwax Wipe On Poly to complete the tables. It took about 10 men to lift and move it to my 12 foot trailer to move it to the church. The legs and stretchers were assembled using oak pins using the draw bore pin method. The table top dropped into position nicely and with a few screws to keep it from “floating off”. :-) You can never trust gravity, you know. ...

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