Hunt Board

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Project by oicurn2it2 posted 11-25-2009 04:31 AM 3454 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Birch hunt board constructed comletely frame and panel by hand all panels were constucted with mortice and tennon corners (Bridal Joint) the panels were raised by hand with an vintage japanese plane i got almost a year ago apparently made specifically for that operation (much to my surprise i just thought is was a cool take on a block plane ..shagrin) all the panels were morticed in to the legs and pinned the drawer was hand cut dove tailed no guides for historical reasons finished with cherry color and lacqured top coated with a hand rubbed wax

-- "when you think youre going to slow, slow down just a little bit more" .... Pop's

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#1 posted 11-25-2009 04:59 AM

Nice looking hunt board. Looks like you have a lot of hours in and it worked…good craftsmanship.

-- Bruce Free Plans & Calculators

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#2 posted 11-25-2009 05:26 AM

Very authentic and beautiful handmade piece.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#3 posted 11-25-2009 05:29 AM

I second Charlie’s comment! Great job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 11-25-2009 05:55 AM

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#5 posted 11-25-2009 06:09 AM

I like the design and enjoy your hand work. Well done.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#6 posted 11-25-2009 06:15 AM

Looks great nice look and finish


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#7 posted 11-25-2009 07:19 AM

Nice work!

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#8 posted 11-25-2009 06:22 PM

Fine work!

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#9 posted 11-25-2009 08:53 PM

very nice

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#10 posted 12-01-2009 07:50 PM

You made a beautiful piece of furniture. It is awesome that you opted to raise the panels with handtools.

Take care,


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#11 posted 09-18-2010 04:17 AM

Very nice work

-- Alex

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