Roubo bookstand #1: Mill the blank

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Blog entry by Rob Drown posted 02-12-2013 04:46 AM 3377 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My Furniture Guild is doing a group build of a roubo book stand. A small slab of walnut yielded two of these blanks. It is all milled and squared and thcknessed. Then I layed out the ogives top and bottom. Then layed out the knuckle, drilled one corner and cut slots with a scrole saw.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#1 posted 02-12-2013 05:27 AM

hope it goes well, i saw that show with the woodwright,and looked interesting and fun. keep us updated.

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#2 posted 02-12-2013 10:53 AM

Looking forward to see this one develop Rob.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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