Patterns by McLeanVA #1: First glue ups...

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McLeanVA posted a challenge to some of us “Pros” to make his designs…
Here is the first part..Milling and gluing up…. I won’t go into all the details … they are here.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 1383 days ago

Wow, those are certainly some monster glue-ups- but then again I am only a rookie member of the club and not a “seasoned pro”. :)

Thanks for posting this, Larry. I have a better understanding on how to create the patterns after seeing these. I don’t think that I am quite ready for something as ambitious as these- yet. But it does look like you are having fun.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 1383 days ago

Nice post Larry.


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#3 posted 1383 days ago

cricky…childs play mate…:).....i saw this bloak stack a meat sandwich like that once…took it out in one bite…lol

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#4 posted 1383 days ago

I’m always amazed at how you and others Like David can come up with these great glue ups.

-- Custom furniture

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#5 posted 1383 days ago

Great job Larry

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#6 posted 1383 days ago

Way to go Larry, nice boards, also a thanks to McLeanVA for sharing his design with the site…

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#7 posted 1383 days ago

The master at work! I’m reading the instructions from McleanVA with great trepidation. Hope to try one soon.
Have you tried the frontline interlocking clamps?

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#8 posted 1382 days ago

cool i am going to make some of these thanks for the pics they help

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#9 posted 1382 days ago

Nice job, Larry.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#10 posted 1382 days ago

That some glue up.

What kind of glue did you use?

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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