Father - Daughter Project #3: Top glued up

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Blog entry by Mainiac Matt posted 03-31-2012 07:57 PM 1416 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: making some progress prepping the lumber Part 3 of Father - Daughter Project series Part 4: Top is looking good.... ready for bread boards »

Spent quite a while finishing up the top boards….

Planed them down in a batch to get exactly the same thickness….

Cut to 1” over finish length and then joined the edges again as needed to get all the neighbors nice and cozy.

Called in my helper to cut buiscut joints every 6”

Got everything laid out and set up, and went through a dry run glue up.

Despite our best efforts to be totally prepared, it was a mad scramble to get her clamped up in time….

I need to finish up my cross cut sled so we can square up the ends, then we’ll cut the end tennons and breadboard mortices.

See ya next time

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#1 posted 03-31-2012 07:59 PM

Tight Bond III sure sets up fast!

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#2 posted 03-31-2012 10:38 PM

How nice it is to see a Happy Helper. Just watch that Pony tail. Nice project to

-- DeputyDawg

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#3 posted 04-01-2012 01:42 AM

Those smiles say it all. I too am concerned about that really long, beautiful hair getting caught in a power tool. Be careful!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#4 posted 04-01-2012 01:45 AM

It will be great memories, the two of you working in the shop

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 04-01-2012 04:06 AM

Very nice :+)

-- Michael and Matthew

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#6 posted 11-17-2013 11:36 PM

Matching grins. Very nice.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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