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Bridal chest #6: Some decorative moldings

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Blog entry by Craftsman on the lake posted 08-06-2014 02:27 AM 1002 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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A decorative molding to add to the cover. I’ve never seen one done like this so we’ll see if it works out.
Here is one of the paper templates.

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Clamping it proved somewhat of a challenge

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And the one for the side

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And a small cove molding for the skirt. This molding will hide a few sins of the fit.

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Up next… a ton of sanding and the finish of sprayed poly. I need to get this finished by Saturday…three days. Crunch time!

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.



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jinkyjock

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#1 posted 08-06-2014 10:12 AM

For future reference.
A good way is to keep your off-cuts (from profile) and use them to hold clamps against work-piece.
Also helps to prevent damage/bruising to profile.
Cheers, Jinky (James).

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Craftsman on the lake

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#2 posted 08-06-2014 10:42 AM

Damn jinky…. that’s obvious and I actually have those and it never occurred to me. Sigh…. next time.

Thanks.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#3 posted 08-07-2014 03:42 PM

This will look great. Excellent idea.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 08-08-2014 04:37 PM

looks great Dan

James great tip too

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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