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Maybe the beginning of a larger project #2: Cutting the first sheet!

07-08-2013 03:40 AM by Mark Shymanski | 9 comments »

Well I got my plywood home, although the fellow at the lumber yard looked at me kinda funny when I asked him to load load it on top of my RAV4 :-) I marked off my stations, measured for the cut lines, nailed, and the drew my cutlines along the station points. My circ saw is a bit dodgy so I thought I’d just join the two panels together and cut them on the bandsaw which worked pretty good. The cut, as you might expect when ‘guiding an 8’ long 2’ wide sheet f...

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Hide Glue #1: Make Your Own (Non-Metallic) Hide Glue Brush!

01-27-2009 08:28 AM by David | 6 comments »

I have been gearing up for a particular project. In preparation I have been doing a bit of research on using hide glue. For the purist, it is best to use a glue brush without a metal ferrule. The reasoning behind this is the metal ferrule can potentially cause a black stain. There are brushes available for hide glue but there are rather expensive. For the time being, I am spending shop funds on materials and tools. The focus of this blog is to show an inexpensive alternative to an expensiv...

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