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Blog entry by hairy posted 1074 days ago 1117 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have a cane in mind for a winter project. Today I got my blank ready. It’s a continuation of this blog, But I can’t figure out how to make it a series. I should be used to things like that by now.

Going back to that same piece, I cut it up on sawhorses with a handheld saw. My plan was to get at least 2 good cane blanks and whatever else I could get, and to keep each piece as large and clear as possible. There is a lot of defects in this piece, it is the worst of the bunch.

I was able to get 3, plus some good sized spindle blanks, a few spoon blanks, and some to be determined. The biggest cane blank is 2 and 1/2” x 53”.

It took 4 hours going nonstop. I didn’t use the plainer, but I did joint 2 sides, and squared it up on the table saw. It’s all downstairs with anchorseal on the end grain. Later I’ll write the date and weight on each piece. I like keeping track. I’ve got wood that’s gaining weight, sitting on a rack in the basement. I know I gain just sitting around, why not walnut?

I got all I could get out of it. What I did get is pretty good looking stuff.

It’s time for a shower and a nap.

-- what a long, strange trip it's been...



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Bertha

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#1 posted 1074 days ago

I like your red theme, Hairy. That’s some nice looking wood you harvested.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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PurpLev

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#2 posted 1074 days ago

It’s always nice to have a larger yield than expected, and this looks like really nice wood.

by the way – If you want to create a blog series, when you create the blog select “part of a series, and type in a name for the series, or select from already created series to add it to that series. you can also add existing blogs to a series (like this one here) but clicking “Edit” on the blog, and then selecting the series you want it to be in.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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hairy

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#3 posted 1074 days ago

Thanks! I tried that earlier, and just did again. I think a series has to be created with the first blog. When I try to put this in a series, I get a choice of only one of my blogs, and it’s not the one I want.

-- what a long, strange trip it's been...

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Roger

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#4 posted 1074 days ago

whatever comes from all dat, it’ll be good. I know it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 1073 days ago

Nice looking wood.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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