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Just for Fun... #100: The Art of making Complexity out of Simplicity...

12-11-2017 02:54 AM by littlecope | 4 comments »

The current box was/is scheduled to have two trays made for it…For the sides of the trays, some old slats were appropriated from a louvered door,and cut down to size (Height-wise) on the Scroll Saw… The plan is to use very thin Pine for the bottom of these trays, thus a dado is required to hold the Pine in Place… Firstly, a very small (1/8”?) router bit was attempted, with extremely dubious results! If I ever need “Faux Wormholes” at least I’...

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Just for Fun... #27: Busy, busy busy...

07-24-2010 07:27 PM by littlecope | 10 comments »

I haven’t been around much lately because I’ve been, guess what, busy!!The work on the Cherry and Imbuia box and trays was completed…Now I’m in the middle of applying finish to it… It’s slow going, but it’s coming along…For a little break in the action, and another chance for fun and adventure, I decided to try out an idea I had a while ago… If anyone recalls, at one point, making all the shaped “Finger Lifts” and Hinges, I tho...

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Just for Fun... #26: A Productive Weekend...

07-16-2010 11:30 PM by littlecope | 13 comments »

Of course, working in the Restaurant Biz, I mean the last few days… I ended up getting in about 9-10 hours on this latest box, and except for some small detail work, it’s just about ready for some finishing…If you’ll recall, I left off Wednesday having glued the hinges in place…I began yesterday morning by pinning them into place with wooden dowel, and cutting off the excess with my trusty “Poor Man’s” Japanese Saw. Notice the finely crafted han...

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Just for Fun... #25: The Trays Begin...

07-14-2010 09:35 PM by littlecope | 11 comments »

In the last episode it was decided that, because this Box is a little bigger than usual, I’d be making some trays for it. I guess I’m still anxious to use the new toy, because I sized the wood I’ll be using last… first!!After Re-sawing another scrap of the Cherry, I thinned it down on the Jointer to about 3/16”. These will be for the bottoms of the two trays…With the Imbuia top, and Cherry sides on the outer Box, I’m going with Imbuia sides and Cherry...

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