|Forum topic by bandit571||posted 12-04-2011 08:20 PM||945 views||0 times favorited||6 replies|
12-04-2011 08:20 PM
In that stash of old lumber, there was a wide plank.
I removed the nails, and the beveled edges to get it into my 12-1/2” planer. Board turned out to be White Oak (kind of wormy) and flat sawn to boot. I had cut this 8’ er into two pieces, about three feet each in length, I lost some of the 8’ in trimming the ends.
I had some other pieces in the stash, Between them, something said “Table”! The “Boss” wanted a table for the microwave to sit on. Maybe just some square legs, some plain aprons, and a plank top…
Nah, too simple. So, maybe some molding on the aprons, some bread board thiny on the top? Some square stretchers near the bottom of the legs. Hmm, could be…
Working in the kitchen, no less! Place is also a Duplex, so hand tools were used. A “Hi-Tech Miter Saw:
Maybe a Hi-Tech Planer?
Still need to attach the bread boards TO the plank, finish smoothing everything down, a little stain ( Boss’ orders) and a coat or two of varnish. Just messsing around with a Plank o’Wood…
-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use