|Project by Joe K||posted 06-07-2013 08:26 AM||752 views||0 times favorited||6 comments|
Well I’ve always been a rough carpenter type. House remodels 2×4 and plywood type things but I have recently wanted to get into more fine woodworking. This is my first attempt at a finer woodworking type project. Getting acquainted with my table saw for more precision cuts as I have never ripped rough stock down to working sizes that i wanted but now I’m hooked!
I made this small chair for my 1 and half year old son. It is made from scrap wood, mostly cedar, from a casket company that sits out all their scrap for free. I made it a experiment of different joints. Half laps, doweled butt joints, and 1 attempt at a mortise and tenon that didn’t quite turn out all that well but a good learning experience. A much different experience than my usual slapping dimensional lumber together with a framing nailer. I am happy to say the only nails (brad nails) used in the project were to mount the slats on the seat and back. I will be building a small tray/table to match it that he can sit and eat his snacks on.
I will be building a set of end tables for some friends that are getting married this summer as well which i am very excited about starting!
Thank for looking
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