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Posted on hand tool kit for lumber->furniture, etc. while camping

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Loren

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#1 posted 542 days ago

Many of the techniques that work well in building furniture
from dry woods and in timber framing will not work as
well on freshly-felled wet lumber.

Green woodworking techniques that emphasize the
round tenon in furniture address this issue well. Chair
bodgers used to put together a spring pole lathe in
the woods and build chairs or at least manufacture
chair parts from the trees and saplings there.

A spring pole lathe is not hard to make, not heavy,
and kind of fun to use.

-- http://lawoodworking.com


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