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Commisions #8: pull out trash box #3

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Blog entry by teenagewoodworker posted 08-02-2008 05:09 AM 965 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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well i had some really good shop time today and got alot done. a lot of pictures so i will try to keep text to a minimum. as always first i started off cutting the board to manageable pieces. then milled them 1/8” heavy and let them do their moving and took them down to final size when i needed them.

then i needed to glue up the panel for the top and here i am doing a dry glue up to get everything ready. after the glue up was done and the glue dried i took the panel out. flushed the joints with a block plane, sanded, took the panel to final size and cut the profiles.

then i made the drawer runners and cut the sliding dovetails into them to hold them.

then in the picture above at the bottom you can see a kick plate. this was cut to 3/4” and rabbeted 1/4” to give some more structural support. this will have the hinges on it and since the door is 1/2” thick the 1/4” rabbet leaves it flush with the door and gives it a bit or hold in the back. its just screwed on, to be plugged with ebony later.

the i cut pocket holes in the case sides to hold the top. and then a picture of what i got done today.

thats all for today. tomorrow i will plan on making the door and beginning cutting the dovetails. also i will make and fit the drawer. might even get to finish the drawer sides by spraying a few coats of shellac on. so till tomorrow, have a nice day everyone!



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gizmodyne

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#1 posted 08-02-2008 06:00 AM

Looking good. Keep on!

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#2 posted 08-02-2008 06:16 AM

It’s great to see you stepping up to commission work so soon in your woodworking career. I am can’t wait to see the finished cabinet.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#3 posted 08-02-2008 11:09 AM

good job

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#4 posted 08-02-2008 01:06 PM

Hi Dennis;

It’s just not right for a “teenage woodworker”to be making us “pros” look bad.

I think you should knock it off. It’s embarrassing. lol

Great work.

Lee

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darryl

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#5 posted 08-02-2008 03:12 PM

That looks great so far TeenWW, can’t wait to see it finished.

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woodnot

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#6 posted 08-02-2008 04:27 PM

Impresive start- looks great. Look forward to seeing it finished.

-- NW wood worker

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Betsy

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#7 posted 08-03-2008 01:48 AM

Really looking good. You sure make the most of your shop time.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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Bill Akins

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#8 posted 08-04-2008 01:50 PM

So far so good. I know you have had a great summer in your shop and I bet you are not looking forward to school.

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

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Sac

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#9 posted 08-05-2008 12:15 AM

Look great Dennis. Nice work.

-- Jerry

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Callum Kendall

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#10 posted 08-05-2008 06:08 PM

Looking good!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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