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Blog entry by Woodfix posted 05-29-2009 01:21 PM 1187 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just for fun I thought I would upload some progressive photos of a project I am working on at the moment. Anyone want to guess what it is going to be?? (The toy truck is not part of it, just a fix it job I haven’t got to yet).
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I will try to get a better photo tomorrow.

There will be more parts to this project and as I make them I will add photos. Glue up will happen when all the bits are finished.

Have fun.

By the way, the dovetail joint on this project DSCN0009

is the first dovetail joint I have ever done. A bit rough but hey, nothing a bit of wood filler wont cover up.

So any guesses as to what it is. Here is a hint. ‘It is useful’.

Hehe

-- I would rather have the most memories, than the most money.



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kiwi1969

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#1 posted 05-29-2009 01:35 PM

A toybox? P.S your dovetails look better than mine.

-- if the hand is not working it is not a pure hand

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bamasawduster

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#2 posted 05-29-2009 01:43 PM

Eye wooden know at this early stage what it is. I’m knot even gonna guess. Dovetails are okay, dude. I’m hoping to start trying those soon.

-- Gary, Huntsville. Two wrongs don't make a right, but three lefts do.

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Splinterman

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#3 posted 05-29-2009 01:55 PM

You dipstick…......you got me out of bed for this…..........get on with man.

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PurpLev

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#4 posted 05-29-2009 03:51 PM

a Toolbox, or a stepstool, or a hanging 2 piece dovetail ornament ?

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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patron

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#5 posted 05-29-2009 04:00 PM

a new deluxe mouse trap ?
get them to come and inspect the dove tails (you know , the ones with taste )

-- 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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Kindlingmaker

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#6 posted 05-29-2009 04:19 PM

...for newspapers

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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stefang

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#7 posted 05-29-2009 04:58 PM

A box to store wood? If you have some small gaps around your dovetails (I didn’t see any) you can ‘peen’ them with a ballpeen hammer (ball end). Put a little glue in the gaps first then start hitting the end-grain until the gaps fill out.More hits with less force is probably best. If your end-grains are already flush with the tails might not be such a good idea. this method actually works real well.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Tim Pursell

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#8 posted 05-29-2009 05:06 PM

I built one of those before——- & I Patented it———- I’m gonna sue!!!

LOL

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 05-29-2009 05:31 PM

a two sided drawer?

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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rons

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#10 posted 05-29-2009 06:39 PM

it’s the stool my mother inlaw has been asking me to build
for 6 months. Please stain it brown

-- Ron, Michigan

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McLeanVA

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#11 posted 05-29-2009 06:45 PM

Is it a place to hide toy trucks that you haven’t gotten around to fixing? Cause that could come in handy.

-- Measure, cut, curse, repeat.

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degoose

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#12 posted 05-29-2009 09:25 PM

It is a wigwam for a goose’s bridle?

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...

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SCOTSMAN

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#13 posted 05-29-2009 09:35 PM

it’s a hebenrauchenfischbrattenpfannendeckendunkelfarbenschirm .LOLAlistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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kolwdwrkr

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#14 posted 05-29-2009 09:52 PM

It’s a watchamacallit to store the thingamajigs

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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Woodfix

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#15 posted 05-30-2009 01:04 PM

This is great, I haven’t laughed so hard for a while. One guess was pretty close. It wont take you long to work it out. As soon as I do some shaping it will be pretty evident.

Thanks

-- I would rather have the most memories, than the most money.

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