Morris Chair Project! #5: Making sawdust!

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Blog entry by Beginningwoodworker posted 1459 days ago 1069 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 4: Cutting the mortises! Part 5 of Morris Chair Project! series Part 6: Started on the tenons! »

I am still making sawdust! I will be cutting the tenons next.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#1 posted 1459 days ago

Fun isn’t it…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 1459 days ago

Don’t you just hate the waste associated with woodworking? Sees like about half of every board ends up this way.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 1459 days ago

Yes it does Lew.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#4 posted 1459 days ago

I heard on CNN Weather about a dust storm in and around Ala. and now I know it was only Charles working in the shop…lol….look like plenty of progress, enjoy …BC

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#5 posted 1459 days ago

charles ,

this looks like and honest assessment ,

of your progress on your chair .

keep at it ,

i never built one ,
so i want to see how it is done .

thanks .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#6 posted 1459 days ago

Go for it Chares

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 1459 days ago

that is sooooooome dust…keep having fun…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#8 posted 1459 days ago

That is a respectable size bag of saw dust Charles.
You go man !

-- Having fun...Eric

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Don Newton

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#9 posted 1459 days ago

Hey Charles….is that a bicycle powered dust collector in the photo? Don’t throw that sawdust away, you might get a hamster!

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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#10 posted 1459 days ago

Now thats impressive. Looks like mine after a day at the planer. I am glad that I have places to use this….it makes great nesting material for the chickens….good base for garden pathways (especially walnut – which contains a natural herbicide)....My neighbor is constantly begging for some for her horse stalls….which I am more than glad to provide as available….one thing I have never had to do is to throw it in the wastecans….so at least this portion of my wood investment gets some practical use (maybe better then the finished item

Oh…and make sure you turn the filter cleaner handles a bit….my first fill on my DC – I did not pay attention there…and ended up having to remove the cannister and clean it out manually…what a paid that was.

Keep up the good work….I’m looking forward to viewing the finished product.

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#11 posted 1459 days ago

Great progress, Charles !

Thanks for the updates :-)

-- -- Neil

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#12 posted 1458 days ago

I am going to put this sawdust in the garden.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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