Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'dry fit'

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Blanket Chest #2: Dovetail Base or Plinth

12-14-2015 05:29 AM by HappyHowie | 2 comments »

With the dovetails cut both the tail and pin boards, I did a dry fit. These boards went together with ease. The photo below shows how well these joints fitted together. Before I can glue these base parts together I must design the curves for the front and back and then the sides. I did that design on a piece of 1/4 inch thick MDF. I cut out those templates on my bandsaw. Then I sanded the edges smooth. Once I was satisfied with the templates I positioned them on the wormy map...

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Kitchen table Build #4: table dry fit

06-15-2015 07:55 PM by Woodpecker23 | 2 comments »

So, today was my first day off my regular job in 7 days so off to the shop I go and hopefully see some progress today. I am posting this as I am in the shop working on it and need a little break to think… the following picture is the beginning stages of the base mock up In my original plan this is exactly how I had it designed I like the look of it but in the next couple pictures you see I put the table top on (not secured yet, just set it on). I don’t know what...

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Roubo-ish Workbench #5: stretcher tenons and dry fit

01-20-2013 08:46 PM by John | 11 comments »

happiness is a tight tenon! first rightsideup dry fit… finish line in sight! still need to deal with the overhangs, finish the chop, chamfer the arisses, drill, drill, drill, flatten, finish, etc.

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My First Workbench #18: Day 18: The big dry fit!

08-30-2012 12:39 AM by RaggedKerf | 2 comments »

To see the picture heavy version of this post, please click here! Very excited today because I got a lot accomplished! I ended with a dry fit of the entire bench and started work on the leg vise. To get started, I finished sawing the bridle joint on the last leg…best cuts to date! Straight as an arrow!When the last legs were cut, I grabbed the rubber mallet and chisels and hacked out the joints in about 10 minutes. So much faster than before! Sharp chisels are a joy to wor...

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