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Blog series by cowboyup3371 updated 09-29-2020 02:39 AM 3 parts 1567 reads 1 comment total

Part 1: Setting this blog aside

11-22-2019 02:23 AM by cowboyup3371 | 1 comment »

I’m just establishing this blog for a future project to start in the next month or two

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Part 2: Finally Started

09-27-2020 10:15 PM by cowboyup3371 | 0 comments »

The wife asked me a few years ago to build a new entertainment center to hold her Breyer Horse models and obviously the TV yet it sat on my back burner. Then, last year, the wife won a 65” flat screen as part of a raffle at work and so I decided I needed to get serious about it. Although my workshop is good sized, we don’t have a lot of storage space for project work. Consequently, after drawing up the project plans below, I decided to start on the smaller work first since that...

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Part 3: Resawing Saves the Day

09-29-2020 02:39 AM by cowboyup3371 | 0 comments »

Wanted to cut the walnut pieces for the drawers today but our little 10” bandsaw wouldn’t do the trick so what to do? Oh yea, that video I watched a couple of weeks ago about using the table saw will do the job nicely. After cutting the just over 1” thick piece of walnut in half, I messed up the planing of one piece where it ended at 7/32” of an inch instead of the 1/4” I needed. So, of course, a second attempt with another piece now means I can start on the s...

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