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Blog entry by RobDubs posted 02-22-2017 02:48 PM 1761 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Traditional joinery inspired by the work of Roy Underhill and Paul Sellers. My first “real” project. Hand cut mortise and tenon. Narex motise chisels and Veritas carcass saws used.



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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 02-22-2017 04:08 PM

Very nice … now didn’t that  feel good? Did you turn the legs?

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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RobDubs

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#2 posted 02-22-2017 05:28 PM

Hi Ron, I did not turn the legs. I’ve been at the woodworking thing for a few months, and have not acquired a lathe.

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#3 posted 02-22-2017 06:17 PM

Well given you got your inspiration from Roy and Paul, maybe you’d consider a spring pole lathe (?) ...

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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RobDubs

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#4 posted 02-24-2017 06:24 PM

I think that would be cool, but would take up a lot of space in my garage. I modern lathe is more conducive to space savings. Plus, I was going to join a local woodturner’s club. How what that look if I showed up with my pole lathe? LOL

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#5 posted 02-24-2017 07:53 PM

Very nice Ron, I’ve not yet tackled a table.

PS: I lived in Pheonix about 42 years ago… 16th St. and Camelback, behind what was then a Mel Clayton Ford.

-- Making sawdust in Bermuda. It's a dirty job, but someone has to do it!

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#6 posted 03-09-2017 12:11 AM

Have you been back to visit? The city has expanded so much it’s unbelievable.

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