|Project by Armand||posted 07-15-2010 03:18 AM||1873 views||1 time favorited||9 comments|
This is my project for my son and very first since joining LJ. The project is very basic using only handtools available in my small shop. First time to build such project without using nails and hammer. First time to do mortise and tenon and dowels. Dovetail was used to lock the aprons to the posts (a screw was added at the end to secure the lock, very stable and I hope it will last).
A lot of things learned on this first project but also realized how much power tools are needed to produce fast and quality projects.
pic #3 – mortise using only hand drill and chisels.
pic #4 – the clamping method using wedges in the absence of big clamps.
pic #5 – the finished headboard.
pic #6 – dry fitting in our room, my shop is too small to accomodate dry fitting.
Thanks for viewing.
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