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This is a settle I made from a NYW plan. Solid Maple except for the panels. This was a real challenge for me. The maple has very hard plus the plan called for a molding that I had to make in two steps. Something I had never done before.
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#1 posted 10-22-2007 05:37 AM
This is very good Woodchip. You did very well. Thanks for sharing.
-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)
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#2 posted 10-22-2007 06:15 AM
It looks great and you did really a really nice job.
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#3 posted 10-22-2007 06:28 AM
Nice work! Did you turn the posts that support the arms?
-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA
#4 posted 10-22-2007 06:53 AM
Thanks to everyone for the kind comments. I am not sure how to or if I can reply to the questions.
About the front legs / posts, I don’t own a lath so I asked a friend near Northgate to turn them for me. That is about the only tool he owns. I did the rest including the mortise and tenon work, and chamfering. I thought I was doing something wrong until I realized why everyone asked why I used Maple. They thought I was crazy because of how hard it is.
#5 posted 10-22-2007 09:11 AM
Oh – another Seattlite I see! Did you use hard or soft maple? Also, where did you get your wood from?
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#6 posted 10-22-2007 01:00 PM
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#7 posted 10-22-2007 02:23 PM
really nice job
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#8 posted 10-22-2007 02:34 PM
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#9 posted 10-22-2007 06:19 PM
This is a beautiful piece.
-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)
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#10 posted 10-22-2007 09:58 PM
Nice, solid looking piece!
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#11 posted 10-23-2007 12:30 AM
-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon
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#12 posted 10-29-2007 10:37 PM
I like it! very colonial! Nice Job!
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