This is the grand finale. Here I’m doing the final leveling of the top. It was a ton of hand planing and sanding. It’s not perfect but not too bad either. I only sanded to 100 grit, I don’t want a slick surface. Now onto a...
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Time to get back to the Roubo build. I took a vacation to Mexico for 10 days and so my progress took a nose dive. I’m back at it now though. First thing I needed was to make a board jack. I wanted it to be 1 1/4” thick, I only have...
I was able to get the assembly done today. It was big day. I can see the tunnel at the end of the light! I have been working on the leg vise chop and all of the mortises and holes that have to be cut into the leg as well. This was much easier ...
I made a little more progress this week. I now have the stretchers cut and fit. The first thing to do is to cut the mortises. It took a lot of fiddling and was pretty slow going with the mortises that are 2 1/2” deep by 3/4”. I coul...
I’ve been somewhat side tracked on this project but was able to get a few things accomplished. I was able to the cut mortises for the legs. Massive holes 2 1/2” deep. I had to get a special long pattern bit to able to use the plunge...