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A Stepback Cupboard build #13: Build a door?

01-28-2018 01:21 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Not sure IF this is the hard way, or the easy way, to build a door….About 11:00 am started down to the shop…going to be a LONG day.Got the panel out of the clamps..wasn’t too bad, really…..set up to square the ends. Little 6” circular saw to make the cuts…..then tried to flatten the faces of the panel a little bit better.. Meh…work in progress, was also trying to decide which face looked the best…..coin flip?Set up one other power tool.. ...

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A Stepback Cupboard build #12: Bookcase needs a door

01-27-2018 03:30 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Well, I snuck back down to the shop later that night…..fought with the bandsaw to rip a few boards.. Plan was to rip two stiles, and two rails, to build a frame to house a raised panel door…..1/2” blade was duller than…. Threw it away, the only sharp blade left in the shop was a 1/4” wide one. Somehow managed to rip the four pieces to width….the two in the picture are the rails. Wavy as an old county road. Had to use a jointer plane to level ...

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A Stepback Cupboard build #11: Face frame, and a bit of assemby work..

01-25-2018 07:09 PM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Maybe even a PIP? Got the parts for the face face milled.. Jointed the edges. Milled some tenons.. That I thought were correct…..was a bit too much tenon….Chopped a few mortises… Until I could do a glue up.. Later, came back and tried a dry fit to the front of the case…case was wider than the frame….added a thin strip along the outside edges. Drilled a counter bored holes. Marked out, and drilled counter bored holes to attach the top. mar...

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A Stepback Cupboard build #10: Shelves, and a top shelf

01-23-2018 05:40 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Won’t be quite as long winded, this time around…..Had three blanks for shelves…..they needed to fit into the sliding dovetails I milled into the sides. Had the router set up.. With a fence. Needed a way to support it, while making a cut…..decided to gang all three blanks up.. And do a few test runs.. They were a bit ragged, but a small file soon cleaned them up.. Had a few errands to run…came back and made a few more cuts..Got all six pins done,...

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A Stepback Cupboard build #9: The Upper case/Bookcase started

01-22-2018 04:48 AM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Been a bit busy, will try to get things up to date. Ripped one of the new planks down, and jointed a few edges… Got things so any gaps went away.. Glue and clamps.. then repeat for the other two boards.. Let this sit a day, or so…..I laid out for a few shelves. Borrowed one of the books that will be housed in this bookcase, to get the spacings I needed.. And cut three blanks for the shelves….Will have to add a bit to the blanks, to get them deep enough&#...

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VW Bulli camper bus #18: The roof, Chapter 17

01-21-2018 01:20 PM by Dutchy | 5 comments »

.This is the blog of the building of the VW bus according my pattern. . ..This build is from the prototype and after this is done I always do some changes in the drawing where necessary. So the final plan is a little (better) different. I used mostly Chery and Ash for the build. .. Comments are much appreciated.. 6 11 See also the blog of htl

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VW Bulli camper bus #17: Bumpers, Chapter 15

01-20-2018 08:00 PM by Dutchy | 5 comments »

.This is the blog of the building of the VW bus according my pattern. . ..This build is from the prototype and after this is done I always do some changes in the drawing where necessary. So the final plan is a little (better) different. I used mostly Chery and Ash for the build. .. Comments are much appreciated.. 6 See also the blog of htl

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VW Bulli camper bus #16: Front window parts, Chapter 14

01-20-2018 07:42 PM by Dutchy | 9 comments »

.This is the blog of the building of the VW bus according my pattern. . ..This build is from the prototype and after this is done I always do some changes in the drawing where necessary. So the final plan is a little (better) different. I used mostly Chery and Ash for the build. .. Comments are much appreciated.. 6 11 16 21 See also the blog of htl

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A Stepback Cupboard build #8: Updates: getting the lower unit about finished

01-20-2018 02:55 AM by bandit571 | 2 comments »

Fighting a chest cold all week long….I was able to sand a few places, and add a seal coat or two.. I tipped the case onto it’s back, just a bit, so I could trim the plugs flush and do some sanding…. The Trimmers. Use the chisel with the bevel down, a couple taps with the hammer to pop the waste off. I try to follow the grain to keep from going too deep….8 out of 9? not too bad. Then sand the remains flush, sand the door and anywhere else that needed i...

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VW Bulli camper bus #15: Side doors, Chapter 13

01-14-2018 06:07 PM by Dutchy | 11 comments »

.This is the blog of the building of the VW bus according my pattern. . ..This build is from the prototype and after this is done I always do some changes in the drawing where necessary. So the final plan is a little (better) different. I used mostly Chery and Ash for the build. .. Comments are much appreciated.. 6 11 16 21 26 31 See also the blog of htl

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