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Cypress Workbench

274 days ago by CypressAndPine | 7 comments »

Let me start with the following disclaimer: “I understand that cypress is not the ideal lumber for a bench top. Please don’t try to persuade me to not do this. It has started and there is no turning back.” I picked up some 6” x 6” rough cut cypress in Florida. I’m gonna attempt it all with hand tools. I live in New Orleans and my shop is not air conditioned. I can get about an hour of hand planing done before I’m too hot to continue. Check out the pics of my progress so far. Just arrived home with the goods. Rough Cut The work has begun!! Wow!! It is sooo Hot in here. This my first joint laying side by side. I will get them all plan...

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