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Project by AdrianM posted 03-23-2016 09:48 PM 1073 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is from the Schwarz’s new book.
http://lostartpress.com/collections/books/products/the-anarchists-design-book.

Top is Ash and legs are soft maple.
One set has square and one set has octagon.
They don’t really look it but they are pretty sturdy.

I really like the method of making tapered legs its described in the book but also in this video.
http://www.popularwoodworking.com/video/jointer_to_taper_legs
The guy in the video makes it look more complicated than it needs to be.
Set a stop half way. Set the depth for half of want you want to remove. joint to the stop then flip and joint fully – its so easy. Did everyone know this except me?

What do you think.

Adrian





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Todd Barrone

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#1 posted 03-23-2016 11:39 PM

Those look nice and beefy, great job.

-- "The Cedar King" https://www.facebook.com/BarroneFarm

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Miataguy

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#2 posted 03-25-2016 12:00 PM

I need to try this…!

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