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DIY Wood worker wedding #3: DIY Wood worker wedding #2 - The cake plate Chapter #2

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Blog entry by gurnie posted 06-27-2011 07:05 PM 43727 reads 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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So I’m back in class now and the wedding approach-ith. T-minus 4 months (eeeep!)

So the last time i blogged i have glued up the two 45 degree boards. Thursday the chop saw was in action and i was actually able to get 10 pieces out of the two boards. turns out you only need 8 of these pieces to make a circle (you know, math and all).

So here’s the log as it right now. Didn’t have time to glue because i was working on several other projects, but I feel good about this so far. I can get it done.

i also forgot to post a photo fo the soon to be escort card holders. Here we are:

the idea is to sand all of them and put a small slit down the middle to hold the cards. they are about dry so i am going to get ready to slice these soon.

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ivor

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#1 posted 04-26-2015 07:03 PM

Hi – am very interested in this 8 piece table base – or central leg? Could you please let me have dimensions of the timber.

Many thanks – Ivor

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#2 posted 05-10-2015 10:49 PM

I think it’s actually 16 pieces if I’m seeing it right. It looks like 2×4s mitered and glued together.

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#3 posted 08-17-2015 10:39 AM

Can you tell me how deep is the 45 degrees cuts? Would any depth work as long as it’s all cut at 45 degrees?

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#4 posted 08-24-2015 08:01 PM

I would also like the dimensions of your eight pieces. They don’t appear to be square pieces, so did you cut 4×6s for that?

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