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Just for Fun... #34: Time to make it shiny...

1397 days ago by littlecope | 13 comments »

With all the trouble I had making the top for this small table, the wrap-up was utterly anti-climatic. I was determined to attach the legs with carriage bolts when the top was completed, and so I did…First I clamped the legs one by one, along with the “Sandwiches” (and some scraps to protect the piece!) in place and hand drilled a 1/4” hole through the lot of them…Insert the bolt, tighten the nut over the washer, and these are on there strong enough for me to sta...

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Just for Fun... #33: Too much Enthusiasm=More Work!!

1397 days ago by littlecope | 17 comments »

Simple, Quick, Easy… It seems like I always start projects with these notions! In the event, however, they never turn out that way…It has been a while, almost two weeks, but the project is still the same, a small table for computer viewing/breakfast in bed. When we last visited this affair it was in this state…I took apart the top once again, and ran all the pieces over the jointer to clean them up…This was a huge mistake, a real bonehead move, and the worst part is I ...

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JD Lohr Woodworking School table -- finishing up at home #1: Walnut inlays

2353 days ago by ben | 10 comments »

As mentioned here, I did most of the work of building a breakfast table as part of a class. The base is sanded and ready for finishing, but the top needed more work. Inlay channels were already cut during the class, and the table departed looking like this: Still to do: cut/glue/plane walnut inlays to length, sand the top-top w/ 80 grit before routing top and bottom table edges, sand the whole top, and finish. So here is step one. My intent was to have the routing and sanding done ...

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