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Project by seriousturtle posted 05-11-2009 03:07 AM 1649 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this for my wife. First attempt at half-lap joinery. Of course my first time would be with a compound angle. Oh well. Just used scrap #2 pine, which finished okay, but didn’t like my dado stack cutting those lap joints. Just glad to get the experience.

-- ~the turtle

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#1 posted 05-11-2009 03:09 AM

Good job for 1st easel


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#2 posted 05-11-2009 03:19 AM

Very creative and you got to try something new at the same time. Great work!

-- Behind the Bark is a lot of Heartwood----Charles, Centennial, CO

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#3 posted 05-11-2009 03:45 AM

Looks real good to me. Do you mean you weren’t comfortable using the dado stack?

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#4 posted 05-11-2009 07:47 PM

Beautifully done.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#5 posted 05-11-2009 11:10 PM

I was comfortable, but the pine didn’t like the blades. The wood would tear off the back. Thanks for the comments.

-- ~the turtle

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