FWW Build Off '08 #3: Wine Rack Installment #3

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Blog entry by RusticElements posted 04-20-2008 01:07 AM 1080 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: First couple of days Part 3 of FWW Build Off '08 series Part 4: Wine Rack Installment #4 »

It’s coming along. Thursday I managed to get all of the tip done (bottom of the picture) and most of the way to the top.


At this point, things got pretty slow. While doing the tip, moving down as well as moving up, I could do 4 planks at a time and have the first one dry by the time I finished the 4th. Then I could start over and just keep going. Once the tip was done, I could only do 2 at a time and then had to wait for the glue. So I kept myself busy making a couple clamps from scrap wood:


This is as far as I got by Friday night:


Today, the bottom is done. Now I can start sanding (oh joy, the fun part :o).


-- Michael R. Harvey - Brewster, NY - - -

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#1 posted 04-20-2008 01:33 AM

Nam, that is very cool! A lot of work.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 04-20-2008 01:38 AM

This is interesting. I am glad to see that you found something else to do instead of sitting around and watching the glue dry. That is an impressive glue up. I really admire both your patience and persistence.

Have fun.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 04-20-2008 02:56 AM

Fascinating stuff Mike. You make it look easy but thats due to the skill you have.

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

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