workbench #3: working more on the bench

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Blog entry by Joe Watson posted 11-07-2010 01:11 AM 1113 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: more work on the bench Part 3 of workbench series Part 4: Christmas Gift of a new Vice...well new to me. »

got the legs glued up

legs after glue up

cut the stretchers and made the tenons


cut the legs and made tenons on the ends, this is before i made the shoulders but cut the cheeks

started the mortises for the stretchers but that isnt going well. dont have a great way of making mortises. also this is the first time i have made mortises all the way through like this.

well till next time have fun folks.

-- Got Wood?

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#1 posted 11-07-2010 02:42 AM

First time I made through mortises I had to make them by hand due to lack of tools and they looked like they fit which was crap lol luckily I read an article earlier bout glues and went and got some structural epoxy which is supposesed to gap filling I used it and two pegs per joint And as far as I know the table is still together or the customer lost my number

-- As Best I Can

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