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Hope Chest for Daughter #2 #12: panels cut to size and styles prepped

10-29-2016 05:32 PM by Mainiac Matt | 3 comments »

My first big mistake happened earlier this week when I set up the TS sled to cut my panels to size.One of these things is not like the other… 3/4” short to be precise… and of course it was the panel with the nicest wood figure. So after sulking for a few days, I went back into my design and made it 1.5” shorter, and cut the other side panels to match. I should have set up with a stop block like this the first time around… Then I moved on to prepping the stock for the corner post/styles, doing my best to cut around the splits and checks… Here they are all ready to rout. Just one piece that still has a split. I’ll have to try to stabiliz...

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