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That OddLots Ad #9: Face frames, a start is made

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Blog entry by bandit571 posted 09-13-2018 12:34 AM 425 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 8: Dividers are done, and installed Part 9 of That OddLots Ad series Part 10: A tale of three tasks to do »

While waiting on this computer to wake up, and repair itself (never did….) decided to haul the rest of the Ash 1×6s on hand to the shop….

Would have been nice to just glue these three up into the top of the case….like everything else this morning, there were “issues” going on.
Issue #1

Issue #2..

Kind of hard to glue up a panel with these involved. Third plank had a couple knots along one edge…
Well, I could cut these down into parts for a face frame….first I needed to clear the bench..

Then set up a speed square to guide the saw cuts..circular saw was also having “issues” about following a line..

Square one end, turn the plank around and cut the length needed…dropping those big knots onto the floor.
Ok, need some lay out tools..

Had some straight lines, and a few curves to lay out…after finding the centers…also had to hunt around for a SHARP sabre saw blade…first two were too dull….they tried to burn their way along..

Clamp, cut, move..clamp, cut, move…until the center was reached. Rotate the board around, repeat the Clamp, cut, move routine…until the last of the scraps falls away…
Stand the plank, rather what is left of the plank, up..

Hmm..not too hateful? needed this out of the way..so..

This is about what the bottom of the case will look like….need to turn it around, as this is the back of the case..
Next plank with the large knot…..made a pair of 3/4” x 2” x 40” long rails. jointer plane to erase the saw marks, and get a decent straight edge…

Then the top rail…..plank was the one with the knot on the edge…rip cut was right down the center of the plank
Gave me a rail the was ~ 3/4” x 3” x 52-1/2” long. Rail was long enough I could use the bench’s crochet..

Just start the board into the “hook”, and a few good whacks with a mallet at the other end..then tighten down the leg vise…

Plane is an Ohio Tool Co. No. 0-7..

Seemed to do a decent enough job ( I tend to rotate plane during a job…rather than wear just one out)

Any difference between a “C” model and this smooth sole model? None I could tell…

Even with the fan blowing on me, I was still soaked…set these four parts near where they will be going….needed a road trip, to buy a few more sticks of Ash. Had Lunch and chilled down for the day. Also, took a stack of flooring shorts along, and planed off the grooves on the backs, and the finish on the fronts…about 1/2 Oak, 1/2 cherry

May use those in the doors? Joints for the face frame? Maybe just plain old 1/2 laps…?
Got the computer back on line….somehow. TV and phones? meh, might be fixed, now. Blame it on Hurricane Flo? Ehhhh, could be..

Will see what the next episode will bring…stay tuned

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



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#1 posted 09-13-2018 10:16 PM

I like that scallop detail

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

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