LumberJocks

Grand Daughters Crib #3: Inside curved panels

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by Les Hastings posted 09-24-2008 02:36 AM 1832 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Outside curved panels Part 3 of Grand Daughters Crib series Part 4: Routing legs for panels/Beading the legs »

This entry is sort of a repeat from the last one. A new form was made for the inside curved panels. These panels however are mostly flat on the inside part of the crib. Only the the very top portion is curved. Once again a form was made from 3/4 mdf.

Photobucket

As before the wanut veneer was bagged to the 1/8 bending birch flat first. Then placed back in the bag with the bender board to complete the panel.

Photobucket

Below is the panel just clamped between the legs.

Photobucket

Now that the panels are complete I’ll take out one of the curved ribs from each form and use them to make a routing template to rout the slots in the legs to accept the panels. I’ll be doing that time next along with making the top crest rail’s and the bottom rails that go between the legs.

Didn’t get much done this past weekend ( Sorry Babe ). Wasn’t feeling up to par. Have to catch up next weekend.

Love Dad/ Grandpa

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)



4 comments so far

View Texasgaloot's profile

Texasgaloot

464 posts in 2455 days


#1 posted 09-24-2008 04:09 AM

Now that’s intriguing… can’t wait to see the rest of it!

-- There's no tool like an old tool...

View Grumpy's profile

Grumpy

19717 posts in 2606 days


#2 posted 09-24-2008 09:21 AM

Great start Les, looking good.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

View stanley2's profile

stanley2

333 posts in 2550 days


#3 posted 09-24-2008 04:55 PM

Les – your devotion to a family project requiring the time and material for jigs and forms is commendable and a challenge to us all.

-- Phil in British Columbia

View Mommy2be's profile

Mommy2be

12 posts in 2296 days


#4 posted 09-28-2008 10:11 PM

Yay! I love seeing new pics. Hope you’re feeling better. I started feeling crumy this weekend myself.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase