I last left off where my boards for the top where seriously warped. I also was waiting for my new jointer.
I received my new Powermatic Jointer and I love it. I wish I knew how to use it better but it will come in time.
One question I wondered about it when I tried to flatten a board. I jointed just one side of the board until it was flat. The only problem was to get the board flat the jointer removed so much wood that I wasn’t able to use the board because it became to thin.
I have only done a couple of minor glue ups before so for this project I decided to make some cauls and bar clamp supports.
I did a dry run of the glue up to make sure everything was set up right. I haven’t glued it together yet because I first wanted to find out what glue everyone else uses for there glue ups. I posted my question on LJ.
I also posted the question asking about how much the top should overhang. I received a couple of good responses.
After I glue up the table I’ll start on the molding. I plan on making my own molding from the African Mohogany and using a router bit. I figured around the bottom would be 3” high molding with an ogee router cut. I thought of using a cove or another ogee piece to accent under the top of the table. I’m not sure what I’m going to do with the edge of the table top.
I figure I’ll do these last. I’ve done rail and stile but I’ve never done raised panel so it will take awhile with all the trial and error work.
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