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buginga slab projects #7: tea table is under way

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Blog entry by teenagewoodworker posted 1589 days ago 1278 reads 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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alright so since i have a lot of cleanup work left on the pie crust i figured I might as well get the tea table out of the way. The tea table is a fairly simple build but is a beautiful piece. So i have already cut the legs and aprons and now it was time to cut the profile on the aprons. I started by making the templates. I put a lot of work into my templates so that later on when i route the profile i won’t have a lot of cleanup work. especially on the bubinga. all of these are laid out with a compass. i just use my combination square to mark square lines and transfer lines down the edge of the board. besides that it is all compasses and i find that that makes the best templates.

then once this was done i just cut out the profile on the bandsaw staying about 1/32” away from the line. then i used a spiral carbide flush trim bit to route the profile. the spiral bit produces the best cut possible even in this bubinga. then some file work and sanding and my profile is done. I got some pictures of them on the table and here they are.

so thats it for today. not much but in the end it shows. hopefully i can do the cabriolet legs on Wednesday since i have the day off. cabriolet legs in bubinga. that should be fun ;)



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Gary Fixler

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#1 posted 1589 days ago

Beautiful start! What’s the plan with the cabriolets? Chisels?

-- Gary, Los Angeles, video game animator

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teenagewoodworker

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#2 posted 1589 days ago

yeah I’m gonna go the NBSS/Will Neptune way. mark the center of the ankle and the quarter of the ankle and chisel to the quarter and then file to the half. its hard to explain without pictures but I’ll make sure to get some pictures of it.

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Karson

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#3 posted 1589 days ago

Good progress and good luck on the legs.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Beginningwoodworker

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#4 posted 1589 days ago

Beautiful start.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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stefang

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#5 posted 1589 days ago

Great beginning. I think that’s the most wavy wood I’ve seen. Good luck with the legs. Looking forward to your next post.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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oldskoolg77

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#6 posted 1589 days ago

That Bubinga slab is something else D. the scroll pattern is super nice too. You skill level superceedes your age by light years young skywalker! Hey you may be to young for that quote!

-- http://stores.ebay.com/Wingo-Wood-and-Lumber-Company

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ellen35

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#7 posted 1589 days ago

Beautiful wood and great aprons. Looks like a winner.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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Bill Akins

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#8 posted 1589 days ago

As usual, excellant work.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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David Craig

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#9 posted 1589 days ago

Beautiful work! Love the grain of the Bubinga. I would say it is worth every penny. Good luck on the legs, I will be looking forward to seeing how they come out.

-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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jockmike2

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#10 posted 1589 days ago

Beautiful work young man, better than anything i could do.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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teenagewoodworker

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#11 posted 1589 days ago

Oldskoolg. I’m not that young master. May the force be with you :D

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CaptainSkully

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#12 posted 1589 days ago

Dude, you are so far ahead of the curve it’s not even funny. I hope your friends appreciate that you’re taking the path less traveled.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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ClayandNancy

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#13 posted 1589 days ago

Beautiful, can’t wait to see the finale.

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Dennisgrosen

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#14 posted 1589 days ago

niice start TWW
it´s realy a great wavy bubinga you have there

Dennis

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#15 posted 1588 days ago

Great job Denis

Lee

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