2008 woodworking challenge continued

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Blog entry by bryano posted 01-28-2008 01:51 AM 1161 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

after crosscutting and ripping my 2×4 into many many pieces it was time for glueup. because this 2×4 is reclaimed it had a previous finish on the edges. I glued the boards together and later came back to remove glue lines with a card scraper before unclamping. after unclamping the glued up boards fell apart. glue wont stick to finished materials. I already knew this but in my rush to complete the project it was overlooked. Out comes the thinner and the scraper to remove the finish and the glue. Now i had to reglue. the point is , if i wasnt in such a rush i would probably be further along. Instead I had to do the same work twice.
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-- bryano

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#1 posted 01-28-2008 01:53 AM

Well, even with the glue-up screw-up you are still making progress.

Keep at it.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 01-28-2008 01:54 AM

thanks Gary

-- bryano

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#3 posted 01-28-2008 01:55 AM

“The glue-up screw-up” I love it!

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#4 posted 01-28-2008 05:50 AM

pretty nice reclaimed lumber though…

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- --

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#5 posted 01-28-2008 06:45 AM

thanks Scott, it use to be one apron on a conference table. Almost all of my projects are made from reclaimed lumber. Its alot of work sometimes preping so it is useable, but it is worth it. This board was a tuffy, it had some ash glued to it, took a lot of time to remove it.
I got lucky yesterday, I found a 8’long 1” by 6” white oak board.

-- bryano

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#6 posted 01-28-2008 07:06 AM

Keep on Keeping on. It is coming along.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke."

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#7 posted 01-29-2008 03:02 AM

It’s starting to look like something. Although I’m not sure what yet Bryan.

I’ll stay posted.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 01-29-2008 05:47 AM

I think its going to be a ???

-- bryano

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#9 posted 01-29-2008 04:54 PM

yes, hast makes waste is a sign i ought to make and hang in my shop to remind me.

have a great day,

-- Bob Lance, DE

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#10 posted 01-30-2008 05:50 PM

Hi LJs, Im working hard to finish up the project. I had a setback yesterday. I had 2 teeth pulled. my face is so swolen i look like drupy dog. Im back at it today since i have the day off.

-- bryano

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