Woodworking Skills & Stuff: #8: Make a board look THICKER without changing the end-grain appearance!

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Blog entry by StumpyNubs posted 05-26-2017 03:35 PM 3190 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 7: Board stretchers DO exist! See how to make a work piece longer! Part 8 of Woodworking Skills & Stuff: series Part 9: How a woodworker shaves (Do not attempt!) »

Make your lumber look THICKER with this board thickening technique! (Click here to make a board longer too.)

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 05-26-2017 03:59 PM

I laughed, u cried. It was good for me.

Yes, it’s a tip I will use.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Don Broussard

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#2 posted 05-26-2017 04:12 PM

Good tip, Stumpy! Looks like another good one from the workshop.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#3 posted 05-26-2017 10:14 PM

Great tip. I can use this on a project now.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 05-27-2017 12:43 AM

Thanks Monte, Don and Dave!

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#5 posted 05-27-2017 04:14 PM

Thanks for the tip! There is a similar technique used to make the arms slant on a slant-arm Morris chair.

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#6 posted 05-28-2017 11:15 AM

I’ll have to remember this one….

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