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Poplar wooden chain cut from a single piece of wood, NO GLUE.Finished length 3 feet.
One of those project for myself that I wanted to just because I always wanted to.
Made with my scroll saw and some hand work.
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#1 posted 10-14-2014 11:39 PM
Nicely done, CoolDavion! ”some hand work”? I’d say that’s a lot of hand work!Thanks for sharing.
-- God bless, Candy
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#2 posted 10-15-2014 12:05 AM
finished length 3 ft. and it was probably only 2 1/2 when you started. Those chains are fun projects.
-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.
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#3 posted 10-15-2014 11:28 AM
Cool project, Thx for sharing.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#4 posted 10-16-2014 04:50 PM
Well done. I’ve tried something similar, using just hand tools, and always failed.3 times now, I think, the timber has split/cracked in the wrong place etc.Some day…...........
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#5 posted 02-15-2016 06:47 PM
Looks like you cut the Links so you could LINK the LINKS together…
The point is to make (carve) the Chain without BREAKING the chain & gluing it back together. :)
Most chains, in order to be really be good ones, the Links have rounded ends so the chain can be functional.
-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"
#6 posted 02-16-2016 12:55 PM
@Joe, there was no glue involved, it was a single continuous piece of wood.I used the scroll saw to cut out the waste in the sides of the plus shape and the small saw to cut out waste between the ends of the links.
#7 posted 02-16-2016 07:44 PM
CoolDavion… Sorry, in pictures 3 & 5 it looks like there was a break in the chain…... pictures are deceiving I guess…
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