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Quarter Size Cherry Quilt Chests #3: Leigh FMT Jig - Part 2

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Blog entry by David posted 05-16-2007 09:38 AM 2257 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Leigh FMT Jig - Part 1 Part 3 of Quarter Size Cherry Quilt Chests series Part 4: Tom's Domino at Work! »

Well, this is the second of the LEIGH FMT Jig videos. Again please excuse the ameteur quality. This is just my way of sharing a fun day in the shop while pushing my digital envelope, so to say. Things have been a bit hectic here so it was good to get some dedicated time in the shop. Many thanks to my wife for allowing this indulgance!

I thought a video post would be fun to explore since I have learned so much from my fellow woodworkers via digital imagery. I am not sure what I am going to do for the panels on these cherry chests. The original plan was the same as before, cherry plywood. However, Neil Lamens has me excited about exploring veneering, so I might try birdseye maple veneered panels. I think the constrast between the cherry and maple would be interesting. If you haven’t visited Neil at Furnitology Productions, it is worth a visit!

Thanks again to Martin fo such a great site! I have learned so much from all of my LJ buddies. LumberJocks is one of my essential shop tools!

Also, thanks to Marc and Matt – your sites have been inspirational to say the least and have encouraged me to push my digital envelope by publishing a video or two.

Anyone who has published a video, podcast or digital images will be amazed at how talented and prolific these guys are – I don’t know how you do it! Thanks!

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Routing a mortise

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Getting ready to test the fit

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Good fit!

My LEIGH FMT Jig Video – Part 2


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#1 posted 05-16-2007 12:27 PM

excellent job. The video was wonderful! A nice pace, showed all the steps and “how to’s”, nice lighting/focus etc.
Really well done. AND I learned how this works!! :) Thank you

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#2 posted 05-16-2007 05:26 PM

I actually liked your description better than Leigh’s video. They had to pack alot of info into a short space and do it with a perfect world setting. I really liked it, David. Thanks for taking the time!

Tom

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#3 posted 05-16-2007 05:43 PM

Thanks for the kind comments!

I have learned so much from the visual content here I thought I should contribute some myself.

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#4 posted 05-17-2007 04:19 PM

David Both video’s were great.

Great show.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#6 posted 05-19-2007 03:56 PM

Bravo.

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#7 posted 09-28-2007 05:23 PM

Excellent job, David.

-- Forget the health food, I need all the preservatives I can get !

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#8 posted 09-29-2007 07:28 AM

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