Spinning wheel #5: Dry what?!!!

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Blog entry by Alongiron posted 08-14-2016 01:24 AM 666 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 4: Working on the big wheel and Maidens Part 5 of Spinning wheel series Part 6: Glue up anxiety!! »

So I roughed out the wheel on the bandsaw

Than I used a pattern bit on my router table to true it up

Followed this up drilling the holes on my drill press

It all dry fit really well together

Now I just have to figure out the proper steps to glue it up?

-- Measure twice and cut once.....Steve Lien

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 08-14-2016 02:02 AM

Looking good, Steve!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 08-14-2016 03:58 PM

All your work has always impressed me, Steve, but this is blowing me away! I know you will have that puppy glued and true shortly…..........might need another hand though….LOL.

-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

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#3 posted 08-14-2016 05:32 PM

Thanks Jim and Andy,

1 piece at at time!!

-- Measure twice and cut once.....Steve Lien

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#4 posted 08-14-2016 09:58 PM

Steve, you are making amazing progress. I have never glued a spoke wheel, but if I were to try, I would use a slow setting glue like hide glue and glue the entire thing at once. Use a strap clamp similar to this to pull everything together simultaneously. HTH

-- Art

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