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Craftsman Style Frame - part 1

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Blog entry by bigchopperoo posted 04-28-2013 03:34 PM 1415 reads 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch


I posted a picture of a Craftsman Style Frame i made and i thought if anyone was interested, i have a two part video series of how i did it. The main jointery is the use of a half lap. It’s a simple and yet strong joint. I decided to show how to make it using both power tools and hand tools. Hope you enjoy it.
chad stanton

-- Chad Stanton, Big Chopperoo www.woodchoppintime.com



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#1 posted 04-28-2013 07:08 PM

You make it look easy!
A good idea for the hybrid woodworker.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#2 posted 04-29-2013 12:54 AM

Ha. Nothing in life is easy, Dave. It’s either practice, luck, or cheating. :-)

-- Chad Stanton, Big Chopperoo www.woodchoppintime.com

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#3 posted 04-29-2013 06:24 AM

enjoyed the video Chad and Dan ,and i think your right on that :)

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#4 posted 04-29-2013 10:06 AM

Thanks Eddie. For me, i love the idea of reusing something that was thrown out. The frame was made from a discarded desk top. No point in it going to thed dump. So now the trash hangs on my windows. What a minute… that sounds bad. Trust me i removed the banana peals that were sticking to it.

-- Chad Stanton, Big Chopperoo www.woodchoppintime.com

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