Weather Station #4: Initial Glue Up

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Blog entry by newTim posted 03-16-2009 05:14 AM 3379 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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I thought the piece needed a little pizazz so I added ebony strips to the top and bottom. Ebony and maple look great and I think it added alot to the overall look. Next came sand, sand, sand… then a fairly straighforward and uneventful glue up, except one little thing. Check out the next blog entry to see a major screw up. Besides tape I also used a countersink bit to bevel the edges of the upward facing holes to help control squeeze out. It seemed to work pretty well and by the looks of the glue that pooled up I think it really helped.

-- tim hill

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#1 posted 03-16-2009 05:56 PM

The black band is a nice touch

-- I get out in the shop when I can

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