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Bradford Pear Kerf Maker

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Project by BobAnderton posted 613 days ago 2012 views 2 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed to make some tight half lap joints for a couple of crosses that I was making for a friend so it was a great excuse to finally make one of these kerf makers. I used Bradford pear for this because it’s tight grained and hard so it machines well. I milled this pear wood last summer from storm damaged trees that broke apart and dried it through the summer. I pretty much used the design that Mafe showed in his excellent series and blog posts on kerfmakers. See his posts for a description of how to make one and how one is used. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/37513

-- Bob Anderton - Austin, TX - Nova 3000 lathe, Alaskan Mark III mill, Husqavarna Saw





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#1 posted 613 days ago

Well done Bob

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#2 posted 612 days ago

Nice kerfmaker.I really like the pear.

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