53" Radius raised panel island back

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Project by donnyTop5 posted 04-16-2010 01:47 PM 1847 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m the door and drawer manager at the shop I work at and last summer this little project came down the pike. I’d never had to construct anything like it, but with the help of articles posted on woodweb and a months worth of trial and error it came out looking rather nice. The trammell arm is your friend…

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#1 posted 04-16-2010 02:10 PM

Beautiful looking unit. Very nicely done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

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#2 posted 04-16-2010 02:14 PM

That is nice. Looks like ALOT of work. Great craftsmanship.

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#3 posted 04-16-2010 02:47 PM

I’ll risk displaying my ignorance by asking what a tambor arm is.
Its a term I haven’t come across before.

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#4 posted 04-16-2010 03:56 PM

That is beautiful. I love the look, and so well executed. People who aren’t woodworkers would not have any understanding of how much harder that is to make rounded than if it were square.

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#5 posted 04-16-2010 04:56 PM

Good Job very nice work

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#6 posted 04-17-2010 04:14 AM

I really enjoyed wrestling with the challenges of constructing a radius island back. Hopefully it wont be the last.

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#7 posted 04-17-2010 04:25 AM

Great Lookin Job

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#8 posted 04-17-2010 04:16 PM

Great job. That takes allot of skill. Thanks for posting.

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#9 posted 04-19-2010 02:14 AM


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