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Walnut Hall Tree #3: Frame and Panel Back

45 days ago by DavidH | 3 comments »

In this episode I take you step by step through the building of the frame and panel back. We cover setting up the rail and stile router bits, sizing the panels, and cleaning it all up. http://www.justsquareenough.com/2014/06/walnut-hall-tree-part-3.html

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Done: Simple Headboard Build

907 days ago by Smitty_Cabinetshop | 129 comments »

Walnut Headboard Build A quick project that is needed but is also a nice mental diversion from the daily grind. Material pulled from inventory is (very) rough cut ‘wormy walnut’ sapwood that isn’t good for much, but is something around 5/4 thick and is long enough (and wide enough) to do the job before me. Using this for the rails, top and bottom. I’ll joint one edge, work up the face, then rip the piece before deciding on what to do with any design element. ...

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Twin-Sized Bed With Pull-Out Desk, Closet, and Dresser #7: Mini-Closet Part 2: shelves, doors, access ladder

1631 days ago by gbarteck | 1 comment »

Before making the doors, I bought a rail-and-stile router bit set. I didn’t it when I build the first bed unit because the doors for that first project were simple painted panels. After cutting a some test pieces to get a handle on how to adjust the router, cutting out the pieces for the doors was a piece of cake. However, let me say that these are the scariest router bits I’ve ever used. There’s just something about a rapidly spinning hunk of steel that says, “you...

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Amazing Tools #5: 1 man, 1 door, 1 minute and 37 seconds

1869 days ago by Gary Fixler | 16 comments »

Looks like I went the slow route on my recent (and first) frame and panel doors! Might as well get an autosander, too.

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hanging the doors, and some revelations

1873 days ago by Gary Fixler | 4 comments »

Here’s my most boring time-lapse yet – sanding up the cabinet doors to flush the rails and stiles, and prepare it for finishing. Speaking of… something I’d heard whispered around here a few times came to mind the other day while trying to get extremely gummy stickers off the maple I used in this project: mineral spirits. It says right on the can “for cleaning surfaces in preparation for painting.” I wiped some on, and just like goop-off, the sticker goo wip...

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003: under [garage] door shelving cabinet #5: and now, some doors

1875 days ago by Gary Fixler | 5 comments »

When we last left off, I was about to glue up the first cabinet door. Here it is clamped and drying: Here’s a detail (the wet marks at the left are just from wiping out glue – they dried up and disappeared): And because time-lapse videos are so fun, here’s the glue-up of the second door: And now the finished doors. Well… finished gluing together. Now there’s still sanding and coats of whatever I decide to use. I’ve been thinking of de...

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003: under [garage] door shelving cabinet #4: cabinet doors work begins

1876 days ago by Gary Fixler | 4 comments »

For the doors, I had a look through my stock piles, and this board, a 1/4”x8”x4’ tulip poplar plank – picked up at Home Depot months ago simply because it was so unusually pretty – really spoke to me. The picture makes things a lot more yellow than they are in real life. It’s loaded with purples (which will probably fade in time to brown), browns, greens, yellows, and lots of gradients. From those dimensions, I built a Sketchup model of the doors ove...

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