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Blog series by A Slice of Wood Workshop updated 05-01-2012 06:30 PM 2 parts 3232 reads 8 comments total

Part 1: The layout

11-29-2011 04:44 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 1 comment »

I have never used sketchup to really do any project. I, however, wanted this project to go smooth and for it to go smooth, you MUST have a plan. I didn’t want to go and just wing it and screw something up. I’m building this for a lady to give to her grand daughter so I wanted it to be something that could be handed down for generations. The drawing is what I have come up with. It will be able to hold 8 pictures in the front that can be interchangable as the years progress and ...

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Part 2: Hand raised panel-first one

05-01-2012 06:30 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 7 comments »

Well I started this blog section to keep track of how things were going. They went from good to ok to bad. When putting it all together it seemed like nothing was fitting up to square. I started using only hand tools and have started making some decent progress. I have the back panel all glued up, the front frame is ready for final assembly and the sides stiles and rails are all set for the panels. Today I got out to the shop and did some work on them. This is my first raised panel (machine o...

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