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Blog series by TMcG updated 01-08-2012 10:46 PM 2 parts 3575 reads 5 comments total

Part 1: Tops & Bottoms

04-04-2011 12:38 AM by TMcG | 4 comments »

This is a build blog of my efforts to build a cherry Trestle table. For a detailed summary, see Marc’s site, the Wood Whisperer, Trestle Table series Marc’s is Honduran Mahogany, I’m going with cherry as I wasn’t quite that confident given the $$’s concerned. Anyway, pretty much following Marc’s process and here’s where we are as of today; Templates made; All the milling and initial blank making was done last weekend so here’s...

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Part 2: Leg Glue-up & Shaping, Inlay plan

01-08-2012 10:46 PM by TMcG | 1 comment »

Well that took a while to get back to but now some progress has been made. Initial round overs have been done with a 3/4” roundover and the glue-ups of the legs are done        So now it’s on to the final shaping of the legs and to building the top, which is milled and ready to go Shaping will be largely done with my new Auriou rasp and Spokeshave that Santa delivered, gotta love that guy !! Plan to curve the end slightly, as per Marc’s design, but am going to add an i...

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