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Just Finished Building My Chevalet

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Project by rustynails posted 465 days ago 2849 views 11 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just completed building my 1800’s Chevalet for cutting marquetry. Here are some pictures.

Thanks Richard





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shipwright

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#1 posted 465 days ago

Welcome to the most exclusive tool club on LJ’s Richard.
Looks like you’ve done a great job on her.
You must be excited.
I look forward to seeing the fine marquetry that this lovely per-industrial machine produces in your hands.

Well done!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fiberglass trees. http://prmdesigns.com/

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Bearpie

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#2 posted 465 days ago

looks like a fine job, good luck in your adventures now!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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sandhill

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#3 posted 465 days ago

And another CHEVALET is born. Congratulation welcome the the club.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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bilbaggins

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#4 posted 465 days ago

Great piece of woodwork. I just wish I knew what it did… or how to use it… oh well I’d do some research…

-- bilbaggins says: The best time to plant a tree is twenty years ago. The second best time is now. ~ Chinese proverb

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Woodenwizard

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#5 posted 465 days ago

Nice work. I am envious. Some day I will take the dive and try and make one. Until thing I will have to enjoy the posts of your projects.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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Mathew Nedeljko

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#6 posted 465 days ago

Richard, that is a tremendously fine looking tool. Welcome to the Chevy club!

I am so looking forward to seeing the fine work I know you are going to produce with it.

Bravo!

-- Aim high. Ride easy. Trust God. Neale Donald Walsch

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hoss12992

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#7 posted 465 days ago

Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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deon

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#8 posted 465 days ago

I have no idea of how it works but I am going to find out. It sure looks like a good build anyhow

-- Dreaming patterns

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Julian

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#9 posted 464 days ago

Looks great. Any pictures during the building process? That would make a great blog.

-- Julian

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Jim Rowe

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#10 posted 464 days ago

Great build. Looks like you have incorporated some new ideas not on earlier models. I hope you can share some of the details of the build process with us.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 464 days ago

I’ve seen what these things are capable of doing right hear on Lumberjocks. This is very nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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garyprott

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#12 posted 464 days ago

Just did a search to find out what I was looking at. This is a very nice build Richard. Have fun with it.

-- James Krenov..."It's about a lot of little things, they do matter. Enjoy them."

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Tim Scoville

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#13 posted 464 days ago

Very nice job. Next, a video of it in operation? I have been curious about these things since I first heard about them several months ago.

-- Tim S, WA

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Dennisgrosen

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#14 posted 464 days ago

congrat´s with the build of your new toy :-)
looking great

Dennis

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blackcherry

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#15 posted 464 days ago

Where did you get the plans for building one?

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