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Blog series by mIps updated 09-26-2013 08:25 PM 3 parts 2795 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: Something old, something new...

09-19-2013 03:03 AM by mIps | 2 comments »

So this is going to be an experiment. I’m going to try a more thorough documentation of a build that I’m about to start, but I don’t want to give away what it is (just for fun). So, this series of blog entries I will try to be thorough about what I’m doing and how I’m doing it, but try not to give away what the end product is so that anyone who decides to look in will have to guess. There’s no prizes or anything, this is just for fun. Where most of my prev...

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Part 2: Materials

09-19-2013 08:30 PM by mIps | 0 comments »

In the attached picture you’ll see some wood. Particleboard, plywood, some pieces of laminate flooring and some poplar. Also a couple drawer slides, a pair of springs and a power cord. Some of this is for the project and some is not…

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Part 3: First steps

09-26-2013 08:25 PM by mIps | 0 comments »

I was finally able to get out into the garage today to get started on this thing. First I cut a piece of the particle board down to 19”w x 18” l and cut two 1” wide notches into it, 12” apart at the outside. Then I made a 1/8” deep roughly 1” wide groove on the bottom. Then I flipped the the piece over and cut 2 5/16 grooves into for a future piece. Next I took some 4/4 3” wide pine I had laying about, half lapped it and glued it back together t...

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