Ok, I worked a bit more on the lid, as it needed a strut installed to correct a bowed in side.. And worked to make the two halves LOOK like they belonged to each other. Planes, spokeshave, sanders. and gave things a coat of BLO to seal thi...
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Just an "Old School Hobbyist" working with reclaimed wood. Nothing real fancy, mainly Shaker and Mission styles. "Day Job" is making plastic "preforms" for pop bottles ( Pepsi products). Workshop is in the basement, the infamous Dungeon Shop. Retired from the Retired Reserves a year ago. Credit for 37 years service.
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Ok, Stanley #45 is set up to make 1/4” wide grooves… Jig has been made. Then a few swipes with the 45.. Cut a groove in the top edge of each side. Then a test fit or three First one showed the panel was a bit too long. T...
Ok, just to get caught up a bit. Sized the lid’s frame parts for length, and started to dovetail the corners.. Four pieces, all nice and smoothed up, and then checked to make sure they would fit the box.. Then start with the dovetai...
Ok, camera issues, and a knee acting up. Might as well sit here and blog a bit? Laid out a few toys… Normal stuff for doing dovetails around here. That dovetail bit? I use that to set the angles, and then the spacings. There is a ...