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Delta Mortiser 14-651 #14: Arts & Crafts Picture Frame - Very Rough

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Blog entry by LegendInMyOwnMind posted 05-25-2011 12:45 PM 2242 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 13: Accuracy - Maybe Just a Crazy Idea Part 14 of Delta Mortiser 14-651 series Part 15: Added depth gauge »

Made my first project using the new Mortising Machine. It’s a rough Arts and Crafts style picture frame.

Material is 1×3 pine which is part of why it’s pretty rough.

I didn’t want to do a lot of glue clean-up so the only glue is on dowels that pin in each corner. The tenons fit pretty tight by themselves.

I have an old map from 1897 of the city I live in that I wanted to frame.

Besides the machine I tried some new techniques with some success. As usual I learned a lot and for me that’s what it’s all about.

-- Doug - When all you own is a hammer, everything looks like a nail.



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#1 posted 05-25-2011 01:38 PM

Looks from here that the joints are tight. A dedicated mortising machine is fun! I think I have the same model and I am satisfied with it.

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