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Wood Hoarder

07-20-2010 03:09 AM by danzaland | 7 comments »

I admit it. I am a wood hoarder. My garage has plenty of untapped talent in it. Tables, chairs, shelves, car ramps… Now just the time to do something with it all.One of my earliest gets was a brace that was rejected at the timberframe shop I worked for.I was able to locate a second one and decided it may hold up a vanity top one day. Those sticks on top were cut out of 8x timbers as a screen channel. Those are 1×2ish at varying lengths. Probably my most prized are these cut ...

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Scarf Log Table July #2: The table continues

07-16-2009 06:40 PM by danzaland | 2 comments »

So here is the 2 cut out scarf pieces fitted together.SO the last image of the past post was just one side of the scarf joint. The hole in the middle is for a set of wedges to be put in to keep the joint tight. Any scarf joints created for building today will have plenty of lags in it. Being a table I will use 3/4 or 1 inch pegs to serve as an additional way to keep it tight. Some comments suggested using a sawzall or a chainsaw to hog more material out. I dont’ have a sawzall and my...

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Scarf Log Table July #1: Scarf Joint Log Table

07-13-2009 04:43 PM by danzaland | 4 comments »

I was able to grab a log off the side of the road that was about 3 feet long and 13 inches across. I wanted to make something out of it. I had seen a scarf joint bench made by a person who had taken the Timberframing course at The College of the Rockies a session or two before me. I wanted to try it. So here is the log. I first started by peeling all the bark off and then set about getting end lines on the log. I knew I wanted the table to taper from the middle out to both sides, so I drew...

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