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Forum topic by Fred Clarke posted 03-25-2010 07:56 PM 2689 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-25-2010 07:56 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question veneering traditional

I am looking for a list of the tools neee to do stringor where I can buy them or how I can make them. i love the look of stringing and want to incorparate into a Table that i am makeing.

Thanks for you help guys.

-- Wood never lies and is always faithful ! I wish people were like that!!!!

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#1 posted 03-26-2010 02:15 AM

I’ve not done stringing, but I’ve got a friend who’s really into it. He has the Lie Nielsen tools. If I were looking for these tools and others, I’d go to some of the woodworking school sites where stringing is taught, look for classes that feature stringing, and download the tool lists. If that doesn’t work go to the CT Valley School of Woodworking site of the Furniture Institute of Massachusetts site or the Philadelphia Furniture Workshop sites and sent an e-mail to Bob Van Dyke, Phil Lowe or Mario Rodriguez and I think they would help you.

-- Glen

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#2 posted 03-26-2010 03:18 AM

What is stringing ???

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#3 posted 03-26-2010 04:48 AM

Here is a link a fellow lumberjock posted on stringing tools. Pretty good.

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#4 posted 03-26-2010 01:23 PM

Fred, that link has a great list, though I did stringing on the legs of a federal style table, I didn’t need the circle cutter. Also, the tools that Jon made are great, but you can get by with much more basic tools – In Latta’s original article in FWW he described them and I made them all in a few hours.

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