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Basic Bed Frame #2: Time Flies - Everything takes longer than expected

11-22-2017 09:00 PM by EarlS | 0 comments »

When I posted the first chapter in this build I expected that I was going to finish off the “few” details left to complete the construction portion in a day or two…...10 days later, I’m finally moving on to finishing. A 1” cleat was screwed and glued to the side rails for the bed slats to rest on. The slats will help keep the frame square and eliminate the need for a box spring. After boring out the bolt hole for the bed bolt, the hole for the cylindrical ...

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Basic Bed Frame #1: A Bed Time Story

11-12-2017 03:03 PM by EarlS | 2 comments »

A little background before I delve into the details of the build. We bought my oldest daughter a daybed when she was in elementary school with the intention to eventually migrate to a queen size bed when she started high school. Well high school came and went and she headed off to college last year…. but no queen size bed. This fall she reminded me of my promise. Since I was in the middle of building my youngest daughter’s desk, thinking I could buy some time, I suggested t...

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Making a home for my 45 plane #5: Finishing the exterior, and DONE!

10-08-2017 02:54 AM by CO_Goose | 2 comments »

Now that everything had a home, I removed it all so that the exterior could be finished. After a light sanding to round over the sharp edges, I applied a coat of Boiled Linseed Oil (BLO) for a minor amount of protection. The corners were also reinforced with 1/4” walnut dowels for a nice contrast to the pine. Remember that board for the base and lid? Well after the BLO hit it, it was obvious that it was not pine, but cherry, so that is providing another contrast to the box as well. ...

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Walnut & Cherry, new project #4: Lid work, and a sealcoat

09-12-2017 03:48 AM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Box is out of the clamps. Decided to build the lid as a frame & raised panel.. Did a bit of trading for a stick of Black Walnut. Crosscut to get a few parts. These for the raised panel.. needed this for a pair of long rails, and.. These two for the short rails.. Long rails were ripped into a matching pair….needed saw marks removed.. Next day. got the blank out of the clamps, and planed them flat.. Made a jig to hold the panel still.. While a pair of #4 plan...

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Walnut & Cherry, new project #3: Stanley 45 time...

09-09-2017 01:53 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Ok, I have the Stanley 45 all set up….need to mill a few tongues on the end pieces.. Called a “Match” cutter, cuts a 3/16” wide tongue, for a tongue and groove joint… Fence sits below the cutter. As this were designed to mill up to 4/4 stock, a 3/4” thick piece will have a bit of overhang. I raised the depth stop up, out of the way, as the cutter has it’s own. I used this set up, to hold the end pieces still, long enough to mill the edg...

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Walnut & Cherry, new project #2: Out of the clamps..

09-08-2017 04:20 AM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

Ok, where was I? Got the two sides out of the clamps.. Side One.. Was trying to see IF I like the “flat” panel look….not..Side two. I think a Raised Panel look will just have to do… Which leaves the ends to make. Collection of planes were the ones being used. They need smaller stiles….made it a bit rough to use the 45….still had a 1×4 slab…I could make the grooves first, rip the part off the slab, and keep making parts. Too...

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Walnut & Cherry, new project #1: Startup

09-08-2017 04:05 AM by bandit571 | 1 comment »

Chest of drawers is done…still have a pile of “leftovers”... A small stack of Cherry….a 1×4 x7’ plank of walnut, and a few other odds & ends…. Decided to resaw the Cherry a bit, so I planed them to about the same thickness and width. Made a jig for the bandsawTo see IF it would help with these tall boards. Meh….Brought the Walnut plank to the shop….made a few crosscuts… It had a section that needed to be…gone&...

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Future Projects #1: Hoe Handles out of what?

08-27-2017 01:55 AM by Ocelot | 26 comments »

! I was using one of my favorite hoes today, and was reminded that the handle is in sad shape. I have several hoes made by Rogue / Prohoe which are much better than any I’ve seen in local stores. Unfortunately, some have been left out in the weather – in some cases all winter. The handles are 60 inch ash and are not rot resistant. Long hoe handles are not seen at my local stores either. If I order replacements, they cost about half the cost of the tool, and shipping on ...

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L-Shaped Desk #5: Legs, snipe, joints, finish and a clever (I think) 45 degree angle jig!

08-07-2017 02:38 AM by SauceMan | 2 comments »

Hey, It’s been forever since I’ve posted. I’ll keep the words minimal and show my progress as a set of images as much as possible. That should make scrolling through this blog post pretty quick. First, I really need to work on cutting. I now have a 5 HP table saw (or is it a 3 HP saw pretending to be 5?) and a brand new blade, but I get serious burns. That’s what you see on the left of the top-most leg up there. But there they are, 6 legs ready to go! ...

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Simple box to hold candy #4: Lid fixed, and fitted...PIP?

07-19-2017 01:54 PM by bandit571 | 0 comments »

At least until the BLO cures. Then the hinges and a latch get installed Rather a thin fix, but seems to work, also used the same wood to fill in the square holes where the grooves came through,,a look from above? Maybe a look at the end? Showing how the “patch” looks And.maybe a “front” view.. Maybe…trying to decide on which face will be the front…. Or maybe this one? I also gave the box a second coat of BLO, the first was just soaki...

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