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Chair One #5: This is why they made machines...

03-23-2015 12:36 AM by siavosh | 6 comments »

Glad to say after two sundays, and three weeknights, I’m done rip sawing the main pieces of the chair. By far these were some of the longest rip cuts I’ve ever done, one was almost five feet long. It was intimidating at first, but after deciding that cheating is ok, I scored the lines with a marking knife, and then let the saw do the work. Considering this is also the most expensive lumber I’ve ever worked with, I’m ok with that decision :) I had to spend a fair bit of time doing the layout as I wanted to try to get the most straight grained pieces while also being as efficient as possible with the 8/4” cherry plank. As a result all the cuts were at a ...

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