Started gluing up tonight. Doing one or two at a time, depending on how the pieces look. Going pretty smoothly so far. Spread some glue, position and clamp, set the timer for 35 mins. Rinse and repeat. I filed some notches in a cheap 3” plastic scraper I had laying around and I’m using that to spread the glue with. Works really well. Got nine done tonight. Will do the rest tomorrow, and then comes the really hard part of flattening and smoothing the surface. With on...
Well I finally got the installation complete and a final payment. Last saturday we installed the unit, but the base moulding didn’t match the existing (one number off). So I had to purchase some new base. I had my brother, neal, and Heidi with me on the initial install. Neal delivered it in the van, Jeff helped with the main installation, and Heidi helped clean, hand things, and look purdy. Today I went back and spent an hour to complete the base. Heidi went with me and helped clean...
This is a series taken from my website’s blog www.charlesbrockchairmaker.com on becoming a woodworking professional. Previous Going Pro posts include “The Dark Side, The Thrill of It All and Building Your Brand.” My newest project is the second in the Build A Maloof Inspired Furniture Series to go with the Maloof Inspired rocker titled Build A Maloof Inspired Low Back Dining Chair with Charles Brock. “If you build it they will come!” This is not completely t...
22 blocks down. It is looking pretty good. The “X” jig seems to be working. 42 to go!
Been on Vacation for the past week and now back to work! What’s happening in the shop March 13, 2010. Building McKee’s White Oak Murphy bed. We should be able to stain Glover’s waterbed. I’ll also be doing some more work on Gate’s project. I should be ready for the finish by middle of next week. For missed video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at wwbeds.com or poggyskids.com. Watch us live:
...and that includes slathering glue on the ends (let’s try that) and going inside from time to time so I could dunk my head in the sink. First time with the drawknife, fun!
More on Sankyaku Uddo ….if i could count all my stories,that have been re-corded as growth rings in trees,what would soon come forth is how small of faith i am,for who am i to stand up equal too one white oak….. ....it was one day back when that i walked into the forest of wood,and oh the joy and pain that awaited me in my new found birth,will i ever be able to express in part how my feelings felt back then,the expresso drink that was mixed with my blood and wood sapR...
thanks fellow jocks for the solutions for the static in the vac pipes…problem solved and I have uploaded the recent few projects, next is a FIR CHEST….
New purchase today. I only bought the jointer. Its used but well cared for, tomorrow I take it for a test run after some clean up and lube. I’m slowly running out of room for this stuff. I’ll post some more pics and a review of the hoist I used to unload with, by myself.
I know I have posted this before but it is now on video and for those of you who are not subscribed to my bloghere it is…..
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