|Project by MasterSergeant||posted 01-28-2011 12:56 AM||3403 views||5 times favorited||10 comments|
I finally took the plunge and made some collapsible castles. Everyone was absolutely correct they are very addictive, I had to pull myself away from the band-saw tonight. A family friend dropped of some small walnut limbs that were the perfect candidates for the castles. After some practice on some scarps I discovered a 5 degree table angle produced at good taper and I installed my 1/4” band saw blade. While I was at it I cleaned and adjusted my band-saw ;-). I pretty much ruined my first attempt but learned some valuable lessons like don’t get too close to the edge, bark had no strength! Anyhow, they are fun to produce I need more patients on the drawing in the windows and doors but that will come after a few hundred of these things! Anyone have some more pointers on how to make these things, please give them to me.
-- Kelly, woodworker under construction