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jumbojack

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10-25-2011 04:15 AM

I think I saw it here on LJ. It was a vid of a guy building a table. He goes out to a massive log pile and selects a log, cuts of a huge chunk. Saws it on a horizontal mill IN his shop. Then does some more milling on the slab. Puts it in a giant steamer. He drags it out and used a come-a long to bend the sides in for legs and secures them in some huge forms. If anyone has that link I would be most appreciative.

thanks Jack

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#1 posted 10-25-2011 06:45 AM

Here ya go:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q3utt2Y5aH0

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#2 posted 10-25-2011 07:09 AM

I could watch that 50 more times. :)

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#3 posted 10-25-2011 11:38 AM

holy crap

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#4 posted 10-26-2011 02:26 AM

Thanks Lee

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#5 posted 10-26-2011 04:00 AM

That’s the most amazing woodworking I have ever seen! Thanks for posting that link, Lee. I think I’ll go burn my shop down now!

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#6 posted 10-26-2011 04:07 AM

Haha to above comment

This video is amazing!! I’m glad I saw it – wow

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#7 posted 10-26-2011 06:17 AM

Wow, that’s impressive. Very impressive.

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rance

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#8 posted 10-27-2011 03:49 PM

I’ve figured out the solution. The whole key to this project is the morning coffee.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#9 posted 10-27-2011 05:24 PM

Well sure, give me 30 days in that shop with those tools and I could turn out … well, maybe a wine bottle balancer.

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#10 posted 11-08-2011 01:50 AM

Wow! Thanks Lee for finding and posting this link.

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