LumberJocks

More of Rant than a blog #3: Snap, Crackle, Son of A B%!*$

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by kenthemadcarpenter posted 04-13-2016 03:07 AM 677 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Stop Bashing Central Machinery. Harbor freight Part 3 of More of Rant than a blog series no next part

It was bound to happen at some point. Not even I can escape the wood gods cruel joke. Here I was almost done with my latest project, I was real proud of myself for the way it was coming out, considering the only plans I had were in my head, and several times I had to change something mid stride to get what I was Picturing in my head. I dry fitted all of my pieces. got every thing clamped together felt real proud of myself, then I went to go put my last piece in its place, then that dreaded sound, Snap! my heart sunk, I looked to see what damage there was, not good, sure with a little bit of glue I might be able to salvage it. still the pieces wasn’t completely lost at this point, I still could use it to dry fit everything together, it would be just a little wobbly, then Crack! aw c”mon now what, the other end of the stretcher busted clean off. lessoned learned never use Poplar for furniture. I grabbed the rest of Poplar I had and with a fine tooth comb Kept seeing hairline cracks running through my boards. Nice fire wood.



0 comments so far

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com