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Blog series by Jeff Waggoner updated 916 days ago 3 parts 10936 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: Shaping the back leg.

917 days ago by Jeff Waggoner | 1 comment »

Where possible we used one leg to mark out the other. He then cut to that line on the band saw and smoothed it back to the line with a variety of hand tools. To get the twist in the leg that it needed to meet the crest rail he cut to a line on the top and was careful to hold it at an angle so as not to cut into it at the bottom. This established the two edges with a bump in the middle. He them covered that area with yellow chalk and tried to plane, scrap, spok...

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Part 2: More progress on the Blacker house chair

921 days ago by Jeff Waggoner | 0 comments »

He now has the legs and the upper and lower stretchers done with the exception of shaping the top of the back legs. That can’t be done until we fit the crest rail. We worked on it for 12 hrs on Saturday and he cut the indent in the feet and shaped the tappers. To cut the tappers we had to make three different jigs and six different setups for all the different shapes. I had see in a book how to shape the tappers with a stationary sander but that was with square legs and on...

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Part 3: Shaping the Back Splat Live

916 days ago by Jeff Waggoner | 1 comment »

We are working in the shop today. Live on ustream. http://www.ustream.tv/channel/plane-old-wood

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