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a simple gate for the local nursary my son goes to…i put a double skin of cladding to prevent the children climbing on the diaganol brace…just need to fit it…joy :)
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#1 posted 07-31-2010 11:53 AM
thank god I read the text, I thought it was unsafe to have you in the shop….....LOL
niice gate thow for a good corse :-)
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#2 posted 07-31-2010 02:13 PM
Looks great. I like the wedges in the tenons – practical and will look good. That must be one heavy gate! What type of finish are you going to apply?
-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.
#3 posted 07-31-2010 02:54 PM
to dennis ..in what way do i look unsafe…lol…thank you for the nice coments..:)to billy j .. the lady wants a clear finish..so 5* cuprinol is the best stuff i can think off…but any suggestion are all ways welcome .:)
#4 posted 07-31-2010 10:33 PM
jjempson….....LOL …...that has nothing to do with how your look is….....LOLthe most dangerus person I ever had worked with in a shop was in all other thing one of the sharpestpeople I ever had heard of he cuold tell down to the dot how it shuold bee donefrom food recepies to how you disable and throw the engine together again over tohow you build a skyscraber or the golden gatebut let him loose on his own whas worse than invite Stan laurel and Oliver Hardy in a shopHe realy , realy wanted to help and use his hands but I just had to tell him that he was a great guy and a great highschool teacher but doing manuel work just ain´t him and he was too dangerus to have around , sadly he got angry on me (still is) and I lost a freind but he got the message and his wifesend me a big box of expensive cookies (she makes them) every year on the date I safed ther merrigeand proppely a life or two thats what she said and I agree with her ( I stiil want the cokkies ) :-)still wonder how he got relative unheart thrue all those years before I told him to stop
Edit: I don´t know that finish but consider one that is waterbased and safe for the children to bite on
#5 posted 08-01-2010 12:04 AM
lol…thank you. i know my work shop is a mess but my work is true as is my love for the wood trades. i always keep my chisels and tools as sharp as my eyes (and unfortunatly my toungue).i look after my hands and take care in what i do for im my hannds i hold my trade…my family ..my future. i do what i can to the best i can from drawing a square line to sharening to the final coat of polish. to all who read…thank you for joininng me on this journey and keeping a much loved trade flowing through our vains of our sons and dauhgters.to all who had splinters for more than a weeks and have used things rangeing from craft knifes to large chisels. lets be thankfull for what mother nature has provided for us for she has given us the chance to become artists in our own way…thank you all…long live lumber jocks…
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