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Making an ancient bucket MaFe #12: Finale - there is a hole in my bucket!

1190 days ago by mafe | 19 comments »

Finale there is a hole in my bucket! Ta-taaaaaaaa… Plingeling… Swirrrrmmm… oooooopen. Closer. Even closer. Ready, steady - GO!!!UPS!!! If I should pick up water in this bucket, I should be running.Ok it did not hold water, just as I expected. The bottom is perfect and the fit to the sides seems also perfect.But my bindings are too loose, and the bucket should be soaked with water before the try.So why did I do it?I like my bindings and I will not u...

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Making an ancient bucket MaFe #9: Lag time... Lagging and joining with dowels.

1262 days ago by mafe | 19 comments »

Lag time… Lagging and joining with dowels.not as easy as it looks… So finally time for that lag knife!. First mark the thickness of the bottom on the stafs. When you have a marking knife like me, send by a fellow LJ, then it’s impossible not to smile while doing this. Then mark the stafs. Like this! And now the other side. And time to lag! It’s not easy to avoid tear out… So if I should make a new knife, it would have a flat side. And c...

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Making an ancient bucket MaFe #5: The bucket - making the boards

1272 days ago by mafe | 18 comments »

The bucketmaking the boards. Once again I will try to go my way, sorry Mike I’m a pain in the bucket… I will make the stafs different width, and set up the angels by eye, and not by math. Here is the PDF I made to show the principal. This because it is my guess that it was done like this in the old days. Stafs cut up in different width, now ready to plane with the new convex hand plane.Before I could start I had to adjust the plane, the mouth was simply to narrow, a...

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