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

1213 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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Ancient Bucket Master Class with Stefang #3: I got sole

1286 days ago by daltxguy | 6 comments »

Next step of building the plane to be used for planing the inside of the staves to make a wooden bucket – the traditional way. Today, I cleaned up the dowels and pins sticking out – paring it away with a chisel and then I added the sole finally. I used Mike’s (stefang) technique for measuring, marking and chopping out the opening in the sole to fit the curved blade. I don’t know if Mike was kidding when he said he chopped out the 45 degree ramp in the sole in 40 ...

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Making an ancient bucket MaFe #8: Planing the outside, shaping the mandle and start of the lid.

1287 days ago by mafe | 12 comments »

Planning the outside, shaping the handle and start of the lid.First day back home. So Mike, I’m back!. Spend a little shop time today, not a lot, but a good beginning. So first staf rounded on the outside, and from here I take a pen and draw the thickness I want from the curved inside and out. I used a compass as marking gauge, since I had no rounded gauge. First side done, a few stafs needs angel adjustment after. This is my rounding setup. And now all the way around....

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Making an ancient bucket MaFe #7: The bottom, the side angels and start of the handle.

1292 days ago by mafe | 19 comments »

The bottom, the side angels and start of the handle.just before a week of. Now I will see if I can get to make the bottom and lit I said in the fourth blog, so I better get there. I will make the stafs different width, and set up the angels by eye, and not by math. Since I made the sides of recycled pallet wood, I thought I better go on with the recycle concept; here are some boards from a trashed IKEA bed found in the street.Laying side by side, trying to avoid as many knots as poss...

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