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Project by grosa posted 615 days ago 1373 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

All the woodwork and the 18” crown molding and the light mounting circles where made at S&L millwork. I made the radius molding on the light mounting circles. The columns are a wood frame with a breadboard panel. The crown is a 3 piece crown. The light mounting circles were made from MDF and the molding was made from Poplar. The molding was cut on a radius using a band saw with a swing arm, sanded smooth, profiled on a router table then put back on the swing arm and cut the inside radius.This was a ballroom in Key West.

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#1 posted 615 days ago

WOW! This is so cool! Very nice work! I really like the deep blue color in the lighting too.
I would love to see a photo of the band saw with a swing arm, that sound very interesting!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 615 days ago


I would like to see the bandsaw in action. Post a video if you can.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#3 posted 615 days ago

Buddy, you do EXCELLENT work!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#4 posted 615 days ago

Thanks guys. A swing arm is just an extension of the table with a line drawn down the center even with the gulet of the blade. Make a piece of plywood shaped like a “T” the t must be bigger than the radi. measure from the outside of the blade down the center line on the table extension and screw down your swing arm on your radi. measurement. Use a scrap piece of plywood at the top of your swing arm to keep it 90 degrees to your arm and screw it down. Place your material on the swing arm and cut. I will try to find a video that shows this. This is the only video I could find in a pinch. The one I make is much simpler and all made from plywood. Next time I make one I will take some pictures.

-- Have a great day.

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#5 posted 615 days ago

Cool and very elegant.!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#7 posted 615 days ago

Regal. Royalty.


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#8 posted 615 days ago

Very nice buddy.

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees.

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#9 posted 550 days ago

Thank you guys.

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