He slices, he dices, he makes mounds of julienne mahogany:
I cut all the hardwood for the first night stand, today. A few pics:
They’re chamfered (, of course!):
Note the use of my (wonderful) Grizzly band saw, in making the arc for the front panel skirt!
One of the stars of today’s show:
Honorable mention goes to….
Tomorrow should bring this beast into the lineup!
Twas a very fun day in the woodshop. I loved having the remote for my DC. I also see why things like chop saws, drill presses, mortisers, and table saws that use ZCIs often get additional dust collection via top/side mounted thingamajigs. Nothing bad, but … I could do better.
Since my router cabinet isn’t enclosed yet, I used my ShopVac, fitted with a big doorway-shaped attachment, and wedged it underneath while the DC tackled the top port. Worked beautifully!
Milling that 3” x 11” x 72” piece of solid mahogany was a cross between a mighty big challenge and a ton of fun. So far, I’m winning, but … tomorrow’s another day.
The pics make it obvious that my camera—in macro mode—has some “barrel distortion,” or something like that. All the boards are S4S and pretty darned straight.
I’m sweaty. I’m dirty. I smell like …. whatever country African Mahogany comes from. My eyes are all beat up.
I couldn’t be happier :-)
-- -- Neil