OK, so Mary Anne posted some blog entries on making whistles. I decided to make one using only hand tools. Here's a link back to Mary Anne's post. So, we start with some rough lumber. In this case a piece of wacky cherry. The board has lo...
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The cupboard will be painted with milk paint ( http://www.milkpaint.com ). I’m using two colors, mustard and barn-red. The paint comes powdered, mix it with water to get a nice paint like consistency. Keep stirring until the powder is wel...
After a burger and fries for lunch I decided to keep working on the cupboard. The knob and latch needs a turning billet so I can go to the lathe and make chips. And the back boards need milling and rabbets. So while the glue up for the billet d...
Step-back Cupboard Build #17: Been busy with other things but finally have some time to work on the cupboard!
Once more into the breach! OK, so the door is hanging temporarily. Since I don’t have back boards on the cupboard yet, this is a pretty easy scribe. Zip, zip, mark, mark. I don’t have a terribly fancy bench so a little bit of c...
I didn’t take a lot of pictures of the process of assembling the door. It is really just the repetition of the same sort of panel glue-up steps and router work illustrated before. A good video podcast of frame and panel door making can be ...