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All Knotted Up #2: or, How Design Changes Take Place

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Blog entry by Mark Wilson posted 11-20-2015 08:07 AM 791 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Or, RBS brings the Woodsmith a Stick Part 2 of All Knotted Up series Part 3: Phase Last »

I’m gonna let the inserted captions tell the story. I’m exhausted. A picture speaks a thousand words. Sixty-five photos…well, you do the math.

Almost done.

The next entry will be the finished Thing, posted as a Project.

Enjoy. And, thanks for your help..

It’s 0004, Friday. RBS and company left Tuesday. They still don’t know. I asked her, “If I ask you to take me to get a haircut, will you stay another day?” “No. Can’t,” says she. (She’s been bugging me for years to lose the pony tail. RBS’s Pet Ape couldn’t care less how long my hair is.) So, they’re gone.

-- Mark



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fatman51

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#1 posted 11-20-2015 10:56 AM

You got it that time Mark! That knot looks really good…You should be tired.

-- The Constitution only gives people the right to pursue happiness. You have to catch it yourself. Benjamin Franklin

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woodshaver Tony C

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#2 posted 11-20-2015 12:51 PM

Very interesting! Your a man on a mission! I’m not a turner Mark but I’m watching you.. even though I can’t see you!
Get some rest man!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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lew

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#3 posted 11-20-2015 04:02 PM

Knice Knot!

I’ve experienced the same gapping problem when doing rolling pins. Especially where the insert fits into the bottom of the slot. My remedy is to dry fit the pieces- making sure they are tight- and then use as many clamps as possible.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Mark Wilson

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#4 posted 11-20-2015 10:11 PM

Thanks.
Lew, that’s what I did. But, I guess, that wafer didn’t heave to. Also, it’s probably the first one, which was when the block was in two pieces. I’m okay with it. See the clamping photo on the first installment of this. I had to clamp it six-ways-from-Sunday.

-- Mark

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#5 posted 11-20-2015 11:12 PM

Flexibility is the name of the game Mark.

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

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lew

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#6 posted 11-21-2015 04:55 PM



Thanks.
Lew, that s what I did. But, I guess, that wafer didn t heave to. Also, it s probably the first one, which was when the block was in two pieces. I m okay with it. See the clamping photo on the first installment of this. I had to clamp it six-ways-from-Sunday.

- Mark Wilson

I see all those clamps!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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