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Blog series by Zuki updated 08-21-2007 01:50 AM 3 parts 3116 reads 22 comments total

Part 1: Prologue

06-09-2007 01:47 AM by Zuki | 10 comments »

Well . . . Im starting one of my largest projects to date . . . a set of kitchen cabinets for our new home. These will be made from solid poplar with no glues or adhesives. I will be using pocket hole joinery throughout the entire project. First step is to order the lumber. We will be getting it from a local lumber warehouse who will have to get it from Quebec or Ontario. Prior to ordering I need to know how much lumber I will need for the project. DW has a detailed plan of the cabi...

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Part 2: The wood is in - yippie

07-25-2007 12:38 AM by Zuki | 6 comments »

Finally !!!! 2 weeks have stretched into 4 . . . but the wood is finally in. Im going to take a peek at it tomorrow and pay the guy. Hopefully it will be delivered tomorrow as well. I cut down from the initial 500bf to 100bf as I wanted to play with some Poplar first. This is the first time I have purchased wood outside of the big box stores and I do not want to get to stressed out with having too much wood kicking around. DW also has a number of smaller peojects that she wants me t...

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Part 3: I hate snipe

08-21-2007 01:50 AM by Zuki | 6 comments »

Well for starters . . . I just spent 10 minutes typing this blog . . . and I lost it. ARGG . . . must be the Snipe. I patiently (year right) waited 4 weeks for my poplar to acclimatize itself to the north atlantic environment and started the first part of my project late yesterday evening – a computer desk\storage unit for my Dear Wife (DW). I do not have a sled for the TS so I used my trusty 18v Dewalt circular saw to rough cut the boards to 32”. These boards will make the sides and ...

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