Pine cleats glued and screwed. Plywood bottom installed, and cedar liner glued in… Finish sanded one side and padded three coats of shellac. It took me a while to find the lid stays I purchased long ago… The package ...
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General purpose gear head, CAD jockey, CNC tool junky & DIY glutton for punishment...
I was bit with the woodworking bug when my dad custom made built-in desks, bookshelves, cabs and mantle in our family home.
After a decade in the navy, I punched out and built a timber frame house in Maine. And after 15 years, three kids, a large addition and a few out buildings, I'm calling the place done.
Currently work as an industrial packaging engineer and I'm setting up a man cave in the basement to make shaker and A&C style furniture.
Jer. 29:11 :^)
-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!
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I glued up one corner with biscuits and clamp blocks and a second with no biscuits and painters tape…. Painter tape option was much easier and actually came out nicer. So I did the remaining two with tape. Glued up the first frame...
I banged out a quick cross cut sled as my sliding miter is a little fickle maintaining a square cur… Then I cut all of the rails and styles to their final length I had to sneak in a side project to make a coping sled (see my latest pro...
Here you can see the difference in the profile when I used the correct guide bearing… Lots of sanding… I had a small blowout from scraping the glue off of one of the panels and there was some pretty deep grain , so I deci...
The Amana AGM raised panel set I’m using has a back cutter and came set up with a large bearing. Everything turned out great, but I did think that the depth of the Ogee wasn’t quite what I thought it should be and the panels don...