So I was ready to “laminate” the top and bottom door-slabs to make the ~3.5” benchtop. Due to the ugly side-view of the slabs, I had figured to add a skirt or perimeter of white oak I had from a previous project, as well as the ...
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Location: South Carolina
Much like the TF2 engineer, I hail from the oilfield of West Texas. I am inspired by Stickley, Greene & Greene, and John Moses Browning.
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Putting together the underpinnings of the bench, I used some of the ideas from C. Schwartz on Roubo bench, mostly about mass. I did not do true through-the-top timber framing, but did use drawboring on the end assemblies because they are permanen...
So I got a monster solid-WOOD-core door from when they tore down the bowling alley on Redstone Arsenal. I now wish I had scored a few more, but that is hindsight. (PLEASE don’t even mention the actual alleys, you can read about that kind o...
First “post” as a LJ. I have more shop-time than online-time, please don’t cut me slack but offer any how-to-do-better on HTML or posting as you will. A director at work had a big oak tree in his yard DIE (as in about a month...