So, I haven’t updated since December. I spent most of the holidays driving all around the Western US, and didn’t get any work done on the bench. December starts “gift season”, which doesn’t end until early March, so...
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So, I’m closing in on the finish line. Since my last blog entry, I’ve made the mortises in the top for the legs, and lo yea verily, it took just a couple swipes with my new LN Rabbet Block plane to get the beastly top segments to dr...
This weekend I finished up cutting the tenons (80% by hand) for the base, fitted them into the legs. Router planes ROCK!!!! I also drilled the long stretchers for the bench bolts and smooth planed all the legs. That was a lot of work! Today,...
Spent a bit of the weekend doing some tenons. Fat, long tenons. Completely by hand. Not because I had some burning desire to do them by hand, but because I’m not confident in any setup I could jury rig for putting tenons on the ends of 5&...
Summer and motorcycles seem to have interrupted my bench build for far longer than I thought. Six!!! months. Wow. I did get the dog block fitted and installed before getting distracted. All that’s left to do on the top is cut the morti...