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Project by cplant posted 05-24-2013 10:34 PM 957 views 6 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut hood with double radius sides mitered together…. The trickiest part was the little trim pieces mitered on the curves. Super fun project at work!! I made everything in house except the braded pieces, those were ordered :( but all the other moldings i milled myself.

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB





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NewinWood

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#1 posted 05-25-2013 12:14 AM

wow, very nice work. How did you form the hood itself – bent lamination?

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cplant

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#2 posted 05-25-2013 12:26 AM

hey thanx!!! the curved part was just 1/4” walnut plywood (mdf core) routed grooves and fastened to the rib system with brad nails….... and a lot of glue…..lol

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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RonInOhio

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#3 posted 05-25-2013 12:31 AM

Thats a very interesting piece of work. Is the inside baffle/vent/duct just plywood ?

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Vince

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#4 posted 05-25-2013 05:21 AM

Beautiful work

-- Vince

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Dusty56

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#5 posted 05-25-2013 06:26 AM

That’s beautiful !

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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cplant

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#6 posted 05-25-2013 01:58 PM

The unit i built is actually just a “cover” for the hood system

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#7 posted 05-25-2013 01:58 PM

nice job

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Promod1385

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#8 posted 05-25-2013 02:02 PM

Holy Kreg jig batman! Sweet project!

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 05-25-2013 02:05 PM

That’s a beautiful piece of work.

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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cplant

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#10 posted 05-25-2013 02:12 PM

To use a kreg jog would have been crazy… We have a pocket hole machine at my work, all u do is instert ur material and step on a pedal…. BAM, pocket hole… It took alll of about 5-10 mins to make all those pocket holes

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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#11 posted 05-25-2013 04:17 PM

Ant idea how much it weighs ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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wrench

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#12 posted 05-25-2013 08:52 PM

Killer hood dude!!

-- J Wrench Syracuse New York

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Dusty56

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#13 posted 05-26-2013 03:04 AM

Let me rephrase my question from earlier today. Any idea how much it weighs ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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cplant

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#14 posted 05-26-2013 03:22 AM

I have no idea how much it weighs…. I do remember thinking it was lighter than i thought it would b

-- "...if america is any indication, i was born into one great big vacation...." RMB

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Dusty56

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#15 posted 05-26-2013 03:45 AM

Thanks : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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