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Stepback Cupboard in Pine #3: side panels worked on

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Blog entry by bandit571 posted 02-25-2018 03:28 PM 351 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Second Panel done, and a clean up.. Part 3 of Stepback Cupboard in Pine series Part 4: Frames, part 1 »

Got both panels done, for now….one of the rare days I could spend an afternoon IN the shop..

Once I figured which face goes to which face, I stacked the two panels together, clamped them up. Then used the saw /router guide to square both ends.

Then, since the panels were still clamped up, I jointed the edges…

Had to use the jack plane on a couple knotty spots, then the big guy could finish up..

Less time hauling the 10 pounder around, that way. Left the panels clamped together, laid them flat on the bench

Got a few “Toys” out. Laid out the profile for the bottom of the panels..aka feet…then the sabresaw to cut out the waste….to get both panels to match, need to cut both at the same time..

Finally could separate the two panels….and mark the “Inside” and the “Back”

Then set up the Ward’s 78..and find a 1/4” plywood scrap….

So I could mill a rebate to house the case’s back panel in….scrap was to check how deep I needed to be…both rebates done, time to lay out for some sliding dovetails…

So, I cut one of the 1×2s down a bit….one piece for a stile for the face frame, two for the long parts of a web-frame, and this little fellow. I could use it to set the width marks, and the spacing for the top, and the drawer
Needed a space to set corner blocks, to attach the top with. then..

Using a blank for the side of the drawer, and the scrap to get the space for the drawer and the kicker, then the marks for the runner the drawer slides on. Then lay out for the bottom shelf. Then, halfway between the bottom shelf and the bottom of the drawer runner, the middle shelf was marked out….framing square to mark the lines all the way across. Found the dovetail bit! Used it to mark a center line..

Just a mark. I measured from the edge of the router’s base in to the center of the collet (3” ~) and laid out a second mark. I then ran that across the panel with the square….o set the guide to….Clamped the guide in place and make a cut..

Not too bad? One spot needed a bit of work..

IF I came through here like normal..that knot would blow out. I came in from this end, using a climb cut, and the knot stayed put. Finally, got all four cuts done on one panel…

Set the second panel to lay out it’s marks.

All I needed was a single little mark..

The line for the guide to be set to. Then the framing square, then the guide..

Then set it aside with the other panel, clean off the bench, and the floor (again!) needed to get set up for cutting parts for the web frames..

Not enough room to cut down 8’ boards at the big mitre saw….so this smaller one ON the bench will do, can use the bigger one for tenon cuts. This one is a Stanley #2246. Have plenty of room in each direction, to allow me to cut the long boards to length.

That will be next time I can get to the shop…stay tuned…

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use



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#1 posted 03-02-2018 12:10 AM

Hmmm…I suppose I had better get busy…and catch this Blog up? May take a couple posts to do that…anyone mind?

Hopefully, I am not boring everybody…

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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