Well I finally got it together.No dowels too long. After the first glue-up, I tested the glue on 2 blocks.The first break was close to where the vice jaws were, so I thought, that may be the vice acted as a fulcrum, forcing the wood to snap off...
|View DrDirt's:||home||workshop||projects (26)||blog (3)||reviews (1)||forum topics (26)||buddies (30)||favorites (39)||activity log|
3050 posts in 2642 days
Location: Salina Kansas
Born and Raised in Alaska, dad was in the oil exploration business as a geologist and surveyor.
I always loved woodworking, but we moved around, so I didn't really start getting a shop set-up until I was transferred to Salina Kansas.
I got to work on projects in the evenings at the local tech school, which was slow going. My wife decided I really needed to be set up in our garage (:-P) , so she got advice from her dad who was the high school shop teacher back in Alaska on what to buy, and voila a truckload of tools arrived.
I also have been travelling each year to Marc Adams' school in Indiana to build on my skills, sort of my annual pilgrimmage to wood mecca.
Right now woodworking is a hobby, I've had several commisions over the years, and we did the Christmas Craft shows a few times, but cannot afford to go pro, especially since I am living far from a sizable market. Travelling is Ok, but hard to get comissions long distance.
-- "Before I refuse to take your questions, I have an opening statement." Ronald Reagan
Latest Activity | view all »
|replied on||Wealth distribution in the USA||05-22-2015 03:11 PM|
|replied on||Wealth distribution in the USA||05-21-2015 10:15 PM|
|replied on||Wealth distribution in the USA||05-21-2015 08:50 PM|
|replied on||Wealth distribution in the USA||05-21-2015 07:46 PM|
|replied on||How do I test a 45 setting with wood?||05-21-2015 07:34 PM|
|replied on||How do I test a 45 setting with wood?||05-21-2015 03:34 PM|
|replied on||Wealth distribution in the USA||05-21-2015 03:18 PM|
|replied on||Wealth distribution in the USA||05-21-2015 02:47 PM|
|replied on||Leveling Tables||05-21-2015 02:42 PM|
|replied on||Does anything really matter anymore?||05-20-2015 10:43 PM|
|replied on||Is this a Delta Unisaw?||05-20-2015 10:02 PM|
|replied on||Wealth distribution in the USA||05-20-2015 09:09 PM|
|replied on||Does anything really matter anymore?||05-20-2015 08:58 PM|
|replied on||Does anything really matter anymore?||05-20-2015 08:56 PM|
|replied on||Wealth distribution in the USA||05-20-2015 05:55 PM|
Latest Projects | view all 26 »
Latest Blog Entries | view all 3 »
Well – as one can expect, there are always some unanticipated setbacks. Started off this morning, to glue the back together. First I carved grooves in the dowels, so that there would not be a problem with the dowel holes filling with glu...
My wifes grandfather was an avid woodworker in La Canada California. He owned and founded Lincoln Lumber in Pasadena. My wife received a pair of chairs, with rotted out leather seats, and a pretty rough finish. The chairs spent the past 60 y...