LumberJocks

Quarter Sawn Sycamore Display Case

  • Advertise with us
Project by JustplaneJeff posted 06-20-2016 12:38 AM 1007 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had some sycamore, a drawer full of rules, and a few evenings to spare, so why not

-- JustplaneJeff





8 comments so far

View CFrye's profile

CFrye

9155 posts in 1414 days


#1 posted 06-20-2016 08:23 AM

Beautiful grain om that sycamore, Jeff! NOW, are they all in a case? Or is another forthcoming?

-- God bless, Candy

View david38's profile

david38

3270 posts in 1918 days


#2 posted 06-20-2016 11:39 AM

looks great

View calisdad's profile

calisdad

294 posts in 1084 days


#3 posted 06-20-2016 06:46 PM

Nice. I fitting display for an impressive collection.

View dalepage's profile

dalepage

175 posts in 415 days


#4 posted 06-20-2016 08:04 PM

Nicely done. You are one of the few folks I’ve seen QS’ing logs. I got a fallen sycamore tree sawed into nice boards. Here’s the pattern I’ve taught several sawyers. It’s easily done, without too much waste. If you consider the cupping of flat-sawn boards, it may even be to our advantage. As an added benefit, you get four squares to use as table legs or to make into rift-sawn boards for other uses when you want uniform grain.

View Ken90712's profile

Ken90712

17201 posts in 2763 days


#5 posted 06-21-2016 08:35 PM

Very nice, love the tools as well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View Dark_Lightning's profile

Dark_Lightning

2689 posts in 2683 days


#6 posted 06-22-2016 03:11 AM

Nice rules. I love the grain in QS sycamore, but I don’t see it much in California. I don’t like to buy sight-unseen, either. Anyone know where QSS is sold near Los Angeles? I’m not in LA, just next door.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

View helluvawreck's profile (online now)

helluvawreck

24826 posts in 2441 days


#7 posted 06-23-2016 09:03 PM

This case is so nice and that is a fine collection that it houses.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View rackjabbit's profile

rackjabbit

44 posts in 1481 days


#8 posted 06-30-2016 09:21 AM

I prefer QS wood and that Sycamore pops! Very impressive collection of measuring devices.

-- Once the dust settles, breath and behold the beauty of the wood.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com