Asian Cabinet #2: Where there's a Jig, There's a Way

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Blog entry by Brian Havens posted 10-13-2010 09:03 PM 10920 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: The Design Part 2 of Asian Cabinet series Part 3: Two... Three Birds, one Stone »

The first task I decided to tackle is the cabinet legs. If I cannot get the legs right, all bets are off. They look deceivingly simple in the design picture, but having the cabinet float above the legs, as well as my attempt to make the legs from 8/4 stock complicates things a bit. Nothing that a jig cannot solve, right?

-- Brian Havens, Woodworker

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#1 posted 10-13-2010 10:59 PM

You’re a lot braver than I am, getting a metal clamp that close to a spinning saw blade!

Ingenious solution to the problem though. To paraphrase what you said, where there’s a jig, there’s most likely a LumberJock. ;)

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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#2 posted 10-13-2010 11:26 PM

I’m impressed…it looks like it’s beyond my paygrade!

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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#3 posted 10-14-2010 03:24 AM

Great video Brian, I look forward to seeing more

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#4 posted 03-27-2011 11:23 PM

I too am impressed


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