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Roubo-ish Workbench #5: stretcher tenons and dry fit

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Blog entry by John posted 01-20-2013 08:46 PM 1529 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 4: fitting dovetail tenons, coming together Part 5 of Roubo-ish Workbench series Part 6: draw-BORING is anything but »

happiness is a tight tenon!

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first rightsideup dry fit… finish line in sight!

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still need to deal with the overhangs, finish the chop, chamfer the arisses, drill, drill, drill, flatten, finish, etc.

-- John - Central PA - http://affyx.wordpress.com



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PurpLev

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#1 posted 01-20-2013 10:01 PM

looks like it’s coming together nicely

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

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#2 posted 01-21-2013 12:35 AM

I Like It!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 01-21-2013 01:55 PM

very nice

-- Joel

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John

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#4 posted 01-21-2013 02:47 PM

Thank you all for the kind comments!

the final goal:

 photo bench122212c_zps6dcf55fc.jpg

-- John - Central PA - http://affyx.wordpress.com

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#5 posted 01-28-2013 10:25 PM

Wow! A Paul Sellers Roubo with some added style! I love it. Great design. Cant wait to see when its finished.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#6 posted 01-28-2013 10:31 PM

Stout! Very good, I like it.

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#7 posted 01-29-2013 12:40 AM

I like where this is heading, John. Sorry I didn’t spot the series earlier!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#8 posted 01-29-2013 02:19 AM

Thanks for the encouragement guys!

-- John - Central PA - http://affyx.wordpress.com

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#9 posted 02-05-2013 08:34 PM

this looks so great…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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John

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#10 posted 02-05-2013 08:53 PM

thanks Matt! got a lot of work done last weekend – but alas, took no pics

-- John - Central PA - http://affyx.wordpress.com

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#11 posted 02-06-2013 12:01 AM

No pics, didn’t happen.

:-)

But we’re a patient lot….

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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