After a bit of a layoff as far as the shop is concerned, I got busy. Milled my stock First up was to cut the lap joints for the center of the supports. I set up my GP mitre box with a moveable stop and set the depth stop. I made the first ...
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Location: The Happy Valley, MA
Pushin' 60, ok ok just passed 61. I prefer old tools and living in Western Mass is ideal for this affliction. Home to Goodell-Pratt, Millers Falls, Langdon, Greenfield Tool and so on. I take lessons at the Hill Institute in Florence and am enrolled in their furniture program. With the exception of my planer and band saw, even my power tools are vintage.
Current project is a pair of night stands of my own design.
Added an ATC last year and this year will be building a bench
-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )
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As a project for my furniture making course I decided to make a couple of nite stands for our bedroom. I have a good supply of air dried cherry for the carcass and some spalted maple for the drawer fronts. I drew up the plans myself and am ready...
Finally completed the interior. Three sliding trays and saw storage on the lid. Tray bottoms are white oak shiplapped and pine sides The drawer slips are red or white oak (whatever was available). I used cut nails for their holding power. They...
I have two projects posted about making a Schwartzite tool chest. the first covered the shell and the second covered starting the interior. I drew up the plans based an article by Chris Schwartz about the rules regarding tool chests. The argume...