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• Lynnsay's Prie Dieu #3: Finished Legs and Frame Members

02-26-2017 12:59 AM by Ron Aylor | 4 comments »

 I finished turning the legs a couple of days ago. I think they turned out quite nicely. If not viewed directly side by side they seem to match well enough. Not bad for a spring pole lathe!  Given the frame members are coming from the same 7/4 cherry board that I took the four turning blanks and the four legs of my Hepplewhite Stand ... I thought perhaps it was time to give my rip saw a little tune-up. I made a few passes with my shop made saw jointer to level out the teeth …   ... then placed the saw in my wooden saw vise .  There is really nothing to sharpening a rip saw … you just have to be consistent. Using a slim taper triangular file just file across the teeth keeping o...

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