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Furniture School #8: Caught up with the new legs

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Blog entry by TraumaJacques posted 1880 days ago 913 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well fellow jocks, I am back on track with this project. I pondered the leg issues and decided to go with a contrasting wood. I recently found a lumber yard in Toronto ( message me for more info) that is incredible for a city yard, so I had to buy something and one of these something was 8/4 walnut.

dry fit the rails and legs

I milled and tapered the legs in my own shop which was a great time saver , I mortised them in class and dry fitted the whole assembly. My phone died after 2 pictures. Sorry.
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The instructor was impressed with the legs and asked if I wanted to veneer the rails and top with shop cut walnut Hummm! What to do what to do? this is an advance skills and I know he has a vacuum press…

Anyway I had to work again last night and can barely form a coherent sentence never mind write a blog so thanks for reading and good night.

-- All bleeding will eventually stop.



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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1880 days ago

Thanks for sharing it’s cool to see the progress.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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patron

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#2 posted 1880 days ago

so far so good .
i already like the contrast in woods ,
your work looks great !
keep us posted .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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