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Cedar Gate Handle #1: Cedar Gate handle - Start to Finish

394 days ago by twobyfour16 | 0 comments »

So, I recently built a new cedar gate & needed some handles. I didn’t want to go out & buy some, so decided to make my own. Inspired by “http://lumberjocks.com/projects/48854” CaptainAhab’s handles, I ended up with:Here’s how I built them:Starting with a lamination of 3 pieces of clear Cedar which I planed down to about 2 1/8” thick:Obviously, I made a little template for the top curves out of 1/4” plywood & cut the top curve with the bandsaw.Cleaned up the saw marks on the belt sander:And some hand sanding:I drew the rest of the cuts on the piece (poorly):Then to the dado stack to make the first cut on both sides. I was just eye-bal...

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