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Blog series by Woodbutchery updated 07-07-2018 02:50 AM 2 parts 1651 reads 0 comments total

Part 1: In the beginning - there was a model

07-07-2018 12:30 AM by Woodbutchery | 0 comments »

In my last project I talked about the stand I made for a recently finished model. Several people had given advise about working as quickly as possible to keep it dust free. It’s sound advise and typically it’s either a buy the case before the model is finished, or as soon after the model is finished as one can. Being on lumberjocks, I figured I HAD to build my own case, or turn in my membership! I searched around, and LittleBlackDuck had a right decent case he made, and w...

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Part 2: It's all about the base ... and the top frame

07-07-2018 02:50 AM by Woodbutchery | 0 comments »

Since the article/plans are copyrighted, I will give you the dimensions I’ve been able to come up with on my spreadsheet. This is the upscale, and as we go through the build we’ll see how accurate everything is. For the bottom panel I’m using a luaun plywood. The rest will be red oak (vs. mahogany. While I LOVE to work with mahogany, my pocket book says red oak is more affordable). So. Cut the bottom to dimensions. Check. I had 2 boards of 3/4” red oak. One b...

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