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Blog series by BertFlores58 updated 1187 days ago 4 parts 7495 reads 22 comments total

Part 1: The Concept

1197 days ago by BertFlores58 | 9 comments »

It is very common for everyone to have wood scraps of different sizes and just turned out to become a boards cutting conventional to endgrain. I noticed that if there are angles involved in joining a wood with parallel grains will be stronger. The warping movement is not visible and the strength of gluing is increased. Unlike the crossboard gluing (or straight gluing…) crack will be present in some cases. Here are series of design that are so simple to make and gluing is also very s...

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Part 2: Rainbow Box Progress

1196 days ago by BertFlores58 | 6 comments »

The choice is right for my strips—the rainbow box. The strips is compose of 9 kind of woods but not really hard but just right on my visual of a darkening hue arrangement. It looks like a monochromatic colors. Everybody likes contrast in wood, however I found that most melancholic effect comes from a slowly darkening colors. At this time, I will reverse my presentation.. It will be inverted. Whatever present from the time I posted the blog, the first paragraph will be present co...

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Part 3: Rainbow just shine in the sky

1194 days ago by BertFlores58 | 1 comment »

Finally, I was able to work today for a half day even though it is Sunday. Light job, router work and some handsawing and planing… Then nothing to say today but just look at the pictures….. THIS IS WHERE I STOPPED….. as you go down it will be the past.. Dry fitting the mountains (quarter rounds) on both top corner. Used only jigsaw, sanding and files to fit… The white sky (white board which is from a pallet but it is not a pine. Just dont know what wood is...

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Part 4: 90 degrees bend by cut and paste

1187 days ago by BertFlores58 | 6 comments »

I have changed the concept on the beveled joint for the rainbow strips. I know it will be difficult to cut and paste (glue) in reality if you are dealing with the 10 mm x 8mm strips of wood. Cutting it with the miter saw will require a tremendous control and patience. The wood wasted by kerf of 2.5 mm will add to my worry if ever I make a mistake then I cannot afford to loose more from what is remaining on my wooded strips. Dealing with the risk of doing things is already mindblogging. Bu...

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