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Making Sofa table by handtools #3: Making stretcher

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Blog entry by Jaeyoel Park posted 03-18-2009 04:39 AM 1258 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Joining boards for the top Part 3 of Making Sofa table by handtools series Part 4: Side panels / Restoring defects »

making sequence :
1.dimension
2.make dadoes
3.saw curvature

I cut some boards for the rest parts.
The longest and narrow one was for the stretcher.

After dimensioning, I had to make dadoes first.
If I did make a curvature first, I could not get any reference face for dado.
After I sawed down to pencil line,

I plowed out with router plane.

Finally, I made a curvature with my own made frame saw.

With a little of shaving, I got the completed stretcher ….

See you again :)

-- Falling in love with wood... J. Park , South Korea



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Blake

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#1 posted 03-18-2009 06:02 AM

cool. Great photo blog. keep us posted.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#2 posted 03-18-2009 06:20 AM

I enjoy seeing your methods.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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