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Computer Table #1: Legs and Aprons

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Blog entry by mpmitche posted 08-04-2014 01:27 AM 686 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I usually enjoy tradition techniques for my woodworking but when my wife ordered a new computer and then asked if I could have a desk ready by the time it got here I had to think of something faster. I choose a very old design from an article in PWM a few years back and modified it to fit my needs, pocket hole joinery and my limited turning ability. Here are the two side assemblies and the top being glued up.

-- Mike, Western New York



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David Bareford

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#1 posted 08-04-2014 12:56 PM

The work so far looks great! How did you standardize the leg turnings? I’m a neophyte turner myself, and I have issues getting identical turnings.

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#2 posted 08-05-2014 01:15 AM

They are not really all that consistent, but I marked all the elements off the original and parted down to measured diameters with a pair of calipers. Other than that just by site. Thanks for looking David.

-- Mike, Western New York

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