My son is an accomplished jazz guitarist, having minored in music, playing every day several hours for 10+ years, and doing occasional jigs in NYC where he lives. I promised a hand-made personalized guitar for his graduation present. Now IR...
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I make hardwood furniture and cabinets for my own use and occasional gifts. To me, combining traditional tools such as planes and chisels with the table saw and power planer gives the best result without all the heavy lifting.
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After what you saw last time I got busy with the cabinet scrapers. I used three, primarily. The most useful was a very flexible straight one to get into the chair seat and flex around the leg curves. I had to use a french curve scraper on so...
This is a quick entry to record the results of roughing in the maple chair. It’s rarely a good idea to rush these entries and I expect there to be some trouble arising in the form of tough questions. The roughing went a lot better than ...
The hard maple table displayed in my projects needs chairs. We have a small house and a small dining room. The chairs must slide mostly under the table out of the way. Another LJ displayed his low back chair and the idea was born! I bough...