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So here are the next two. Also thought I’d throw in a picture of the Arteest’s pallet.
-- tim hill www.newcalshop.com
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#1 posted 12-09-2008 05:57 AM
All I can say is verrrrrrrrrry nice. Well done as always.
-- Norm (AKA - The Maddhatter), Middletown DE
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#2 posted 12-09-2008 02:36 PM
Nice touch on design…Blkcherry
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#3 posted 12-09-2008 06:13 PM
Looks like some pretty porus endgrain in the second picture …is it Oak ? The design of your boards is very nice .
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
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#4 posted 12-09-2008 06:18 PM
Hey Tim -Nice work – I see a bunch of Christmas presents rolling out -Do you use Titebond like Marc did? All the boards I have done I have used plastic resin glue for the better water resistance, since I never can be sure that someone won’t let it soak in a sink of water etc.
-- I don't trust trees. They're kinda shady
#5 posted 12-09-2008 07:27 PM
The pictures are lousy, but you get the idea. Yes, the oak endgrain on the third picture is really interesting. I used Titebond III on some of the boards and Titebond II on others. I followed Marc Spagnuolo’s recommendations. What are the pros and cons of plastic resin v. Titbond glue?
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#6 posted 12-09-2008 07:41 PM
Tell me about those clamps in the background. I don’t think I’ve ever seen them.
-- Don, Pittsburgh
#7 posted 12-09-2008 08:13 PM
They are called 4-Way clamps. You can get them at Woodcraft, probably other stores also. They can be hard to manipulate so I clamped the bottom part to the bench so the whole clamp would not move when I set the top clamp in place. The setup worked pretty good but I’ve been trying to figure out an easier way to affix them to the bench. I had system set up where I could rip some pieces, apply glue, and set them in the clamp. When they were done cooking I took that piece out and replaced it with a new one so I could keep moving boards through the clamp process. The clamps work real good on panel glue ups like table tops and such.
I find some of the most interesting things by looking at the background in the various project photos. Hope this helps.
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