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This is my new tennon design for another working bench.Looks more elegant to me then the previous one, hehe.When finished will post more.
-- The way I work - the way I live. goldenhands
Mar 19, 2009
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#1 posted 03-19-2009 04:41 PM
Very pretty. Looks like alot of time to make it fit tight, i’ll look forward to the finished bench!
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#2 posted 03-19-2009 05:00 PM
Unique design this will really add to your bench
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#3 posted 03-19-2009 05:28 PM
You might use table saw to make the tenon?Thank you for posting :)
-- Falling in love with wood... J. Park , South Korea
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#4 posted 03-19-2009 05:41 PM
beautiful work as alwayslooks spectacular
-- Junior -Quality is never an accident-it is the reward for the effort involved.
#5 posted 03-19-2009 05:57 PM
Thank you for the comments.Well it does not take a lot of time at all, the trick is to know where to start.Sorry Jaeyoel Park, did not get your question/suggestion.
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#6 posted 03-19-2009 05:58 PM
Thats going to look very neat! I want to see it finished. :) How did you go about for the tennon? A table saw?
-- Hold on! Let me get the board stretcher!
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#7 posted 03-19-2009 08:23 PM
for the tenon i was thinking a ts set up to cut a stopped cove, and for the mortise maybe a drill/jig saw/chisel? Seems like it would be pretty straight forward to me, and not much more work involved if ur doing a high $$ piece, especially for the added creativity in a design feature. For me this is one of those “hey how come i didn’t think of that earlier?” wonderful idea, i’ll be watching for updates on this…
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#8 posted 03-19-2009 08:29 PM
I would use a router for the mortise since a template is easily made after the tenons are cut.
#9 posted 03-19-2009 08:36 PM
doh! there ya go rob, showing how my laziness-in-thought translates into less efficient working methods…i don’t really like my router situation right now though, so perhaps this is why I automatically thought how II would do it. always love the input i get from this site though, keeps you thinking…
#10 posted 03-20-2009 02:06 AM
Please never mind :)I just imagined how to do.Have a nice weekend.Thank you :)
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#11 posted 03-20-2009 04:20 AM
Your modifications to standard woodworking techniques always add a touch of beauty as well as functionality.
-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.
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#12 posted 03-20-2009 02:18 PM
Very cool idea. Would you mind if I incorporated this joint into boxmaking? I think I’d like to try that sometime.
Thanks for posting it.
-- Martin, Kansas
#13 posted 03-20-2009 02:35 PM
Thank you very much everyone.
Well I am not using table saw, for 2 reasons: 1st – I think it will leave to large gap,2nd – I do n ot have it hehe.
The tools I used: straight chisel, gouge, japanese hand saw with universal tith, thin one but with a back support, malet and the most important of all – metal square, made in USSR hehe, with 0.006 precision.To cut mortise no tamplate has been used. Why? In my opinion it is very difficult to make precisely the same tennons, so every mortise has been cut through individually with a hand router and a shisel.
It is not the work that I can spend a lot of time on and it does not need to be 100% spot on for me.It just need it to be done fast and easy, with an exeprional quality so I can use it imideatelly for my carving, guilding and other classes.
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#14 posted 03-25-2009 08:37 PM
Very clever idea!
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#15 posted 11-12-2009 04:32 AM
Most excellent (((O:
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