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End Table project #4: The narrow end gets done

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Blog entry by bandit571 posted 07-27-2015 08:03 PM 747 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 3: Frame and panel work Part 4 of End Table project series Part 5: Narrow end came out of the clamps... »

Well, at least it is now in a few clamps.

Started off the day checking over the two side panels, now that they are out of the clamps….One was a bit wider at the bottom? Ok, scribed a line to match the other panel. Saw the extra stuff off. Rail was too long at the bottom. 1/4” down to 0” along one side. Dressed the saw marks with a plane. leveled the glue joints up. with a plane, and a sander with 60 grit pad. Got both looking spiffy, compared to last night.

And this

So, today they look a bit better, all cleaned up

yep, there are two of them sitting there. Still have some fine tuning to do. Right now, I need the end panel done, so I can take some measurements and start on the door…later. Cut out another thin oak panel, beveled the four edges to make it a raised panel. had to go back, a rework the first one, as it was a hair too long.

Set up the”Clamping Bench” once again. Might get the hang of this..someday.

Had to add a few extras…

The F style clamp is to keep the panel from bowing. The two C clamps are for filler strips. There is a gap there. used a thin strip to fill in the gap. Clamps to push them in place until the glue dries. later, I can plane them flush.

Next up? After the narrow panel is finesed up, then I can start on a door. There is a shelf to install at the bottom edge. I get the supports installed, and the shelf added. Then figure a way to add the top.

Corner joints will be counter-bored screws, with plugs to cover them. Have to decided whether to hide the plugs, or show them off. We getting there…SLOWLY.

Stay tuned…

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



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#1 posted 07-27-2015 10:10 PM

Staying tuned….

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 07-28-2015 02:38 PM

Looking good, Sir.

-- Chris ** If there must be trouble, let it be in my day, that my child may have peace. — Tom Paine **

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#3 posted 07-29-2015 08:40 PM

Great job dude.

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