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This was my first project on my new table saw. I used half laps to join the rails with the stiles. My wife was responsible for the fabric, and I got a good excuse to buy myself a nail gun.
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#1 posted 05-28-2007 11:15 AM
Nice joints and trhe fabric is very colorful
-- Sawhorse - Sulphur Springs, TX - www.sawhorseworkshop.com
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#2 posted 05-28-2007 12:37 PM
Nice! I can see this with a matching quilt on the bed and/or curtains.. and.. and.. lol :) I like it
-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)
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#3 posted 05-28-2007 03:11 PM
Very nice. And, yes a nail gun is a fair price for this…. lol
-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov
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#4 posted 05-28-2007 04:58 PM
Nice joinery . . . congrats on the nail gun!
#5 posted 05-28-2007 06:46 PM
Thanks guys. I’m not sure it’s really a nail gun. It’s more of a power stapler… ($20 from HD) :) But it sure saved a lot of time.
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#6 posted 05-28-2007 06:53 PM
Nice job Boaz. What wood did you use? I thought Poplar, but maybe something else?
-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com
#7 posted 05-28-2007 07:31 PM
It was pine (from HD as well – I don’t have a jointer/planer yet).
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#8 posted 05-30-2007 05:51 PM
Good job and excuse to add another tool to the old collection. Deb, where on earth did you get that hat, he?
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#9 posted 05-30-2007 05:52 PM
That’s a nice job. Good job on keeping it straight!
-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)
#10 posted 06-06-2007 01:47 PM
I bought the hat a couple years ago during a vacation at Parry Sound, Ontario. The “ears” are usually tied up but for comedic affect I let them droop. I bought the hat to keep me warm during the winter storms and there were a couple times that I was sure glad I had it.
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#11 posted 06-11-2007 01:50 AM
The half laps came out nice.
-- Jesus is Lord!
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#12 posted 06-11-2007 02:39 AM
Debbie’s hat is half flop ears.
Nice job on the half lag joints. Was the fabric stapled to the frame or attached to something like plywood?
-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia email@example.com †
#13 posted 06-11-2007 06:06 PM
The fabric was stapled directly to the pine frame using brads. My wife assisted me in holding it nice and tight, and I stapled away.
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