Myrtle Anniversary Shaker Table #2: Getting Dressed in the Morning

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Blog entry by DoctorDan posted 07-06-2010 02:43 AM 1286 reads 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: The Beginning Part 2 of Myrtle Anniversary Shaker Table series Part 3: Sticking Together - Glue Up Tips »

The first step in furniture construction involves transforming the rough timber (cut in a paddock from a fallen tree and then air dried) into flat and square timber. This process is called ‘dressing’ the timber or because it is often done by machine ‘machining’.

Takings rough timber…

... and making it flat and four square.

For the technique I use to dress timber check out the blog – Getting Dressed in the Morning @ The Love Of Wood.

-- Daniel -

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#1 posted 07-06-2010 06:58 PM

Good start!

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