|Project by Elyasaf Shweka||posted 06-01-2016 09:28 PM||822 views||3 times favorited||8 comments|
A friend asked me to design and build a desk for his office. He wanted an ‘eye-catcher’ that will add some character and warmth to the room.
I made a video, showing most of the process:<div><div>Get your own valid XHTML YouTube embed code</div></div>
Measures: 100 X 60 X 60 CM (40” X 24” X 24”)
Wood types: Walnut, Maple, Cherry, Mahogany, Oak, Beech
Glue – Tightbond III
Finish – 3 coats of Rustins Danish Oil
Sanding up to 240 grit.
I’m using here two box joint jigs: The smaller one was built with matthias wandel plans, can be found here: https://woodgears.ca/box_joint/jig.html
The second one is based on the same princples, but i doubled the width up to 60cm (24”).
Machines & Jigs:
Table Saw – Hammer K3 (Felder Group, Austria)
Table saw Blades by Freud, mostly thin kerf (2.3 mm)
Planer / Thicknesser – Metabo HC-260
Tilting router lift with fence – Shop made (plans by Matthias Wandel, http://woodgears.ca/router_lift/)
Screw advanced Box-joint Jig – Shop made (plans by Matthias Wandel, https://woodgears.ca/box_joint/jig.htm
some images from the process:
-- Only by the 4th time I realized how it was suppose to be done in the first place.