Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'blue gum'

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Boards. #1: Buried Treasure....

10-01-2011 11:00 PM by degoose | 7 comments »

In this part of the build… burying the treasure…the Skull and Bones buttons… I have started off by drilling a through hole in the centre of the curved end… yes I has a lot of confirmation that the curved end looked better… and then rounded over the edges.. Next … the holes were dug… OK I used a forstner bit to drill holes to bury the buttons…You can see that even with no finish on this the timber is outstanding… Here we see the bu...

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A Jolly Roger Board is born....

09-30-2011 12:41 PM by degoose | 27 comments »

In the following post, you will be able to witness the birth of a Blue Gum Jolly Roger Board… I picked up this rough bit of Blue Gum from a mate… It needed to be dressed and thicknessed and would not fit through the 15 in model I have… So out came the TWC… It was to be 25 mm [1 inch] thick but I think something like this should be a little thicker.. 37 mm [1 1/2 inch] Ripped it on the table saw… actually it was a cross cut… but ripped it ag...

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