Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'panel-raising'

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Panel Raising Plane #3: The sides

01-18-2012 05:01 PM by brianl | 1 comment »

In order to make the plane into a skew cut, I had to saw off the sides. Doing so wasn’t the easiest thing. I was pretty happy with my results though – keeping within 1/16 of where I wanted to be almost the entire way. Now that I’ve cut the skew, it’s time to reattach the sides so I can appropriately size the iron! So, I drilled a few 1/4” holes so I can use dowels to align everything. This way I can assemble the plane and properly fit the wedge, iron, etc&...

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Panel Raising Plane #1: Getting started

01-11-2012 03:48 AM by brianl | 2 comments »

I decided to finally get around to finishing up the blanket chest I’ve been working on. It’s a frame and panel design by John McAlevey I first saw in Fine Woodworking’s “In the Craftsman Style.” The frame is made up of the legs, rails, etc… Since this is a blanket chest you can imagine the panels are pretty beefy – about 20” wide and almost four feet long! While that amount of wood is expensive, that wasn’t the hardest part. You see...

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New Little Good Pieces blog post: Proto-Jig: Imagine the Possibilities

08-15-2011 10:00 PM by TheGravedigger | 2 comments »

There’s a new Little Good Pieces blog post: Proto-Jig: Imagine the Possibilities. What could you make with this basic jig shape? Check it out!

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