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This fret work was all made from Poplar, primed with oil base primer and painted with latex paint. The handrail is three pieces of 3/4” x 3” Poplar laminated together. The screen door is 1” thick Poplar.
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#1 posted 04-06-2013 08:58 PM
Pretty darn cool looking !
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#2 posted 04-06-2013 09:59 PM
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#3 posted 04-07-2013 02:07 AM
So much talent , my friend !! They’re all beautiful examples of a true Craftsman : )
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#4 posted 04-07-2013 01:27 PM
Do you cut each piece for the handrail or do you make a pattern and use a router to mass produce? The look is great either way!!!
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#5 posted 04-07-2013 01:42 PM
Very nice work. All of these look great.
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#6 posted 04-07-2013 04:05 PM
Thank you Dusty.Belg1960 I made a template for the baluster on a scroll saw and cut them all out on an inverted pin router.It takes me about an hour to make the template and it takes about 3 minutes to cut one out on the pin router. The hand rail and shoe molding was milled on a William & hussy molder. I plowed a 3/4” on the bottom of the hand rail to accept the balusters then nailed on the shoe molding at the bottom.helluvawreck thank you.
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#7 posted 04-07-2013 09:06 PM
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#8 posted 04-09-2013 04:46 PM
They are very pretty. They made the house more attractive and beautiful. Outstanding work!
#9 posted 04-12-2013 09:18 PM
Thanks for the info. Sounds like you worked it out the right way. Pat
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