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Anyway after wiping the dust off my timber I started out by a full chisel and plane sharpening session then jumped into checking clearance for the...
It's been a long 2 years since I last worked on this build. And nothing is worse than a thread going cold turkey. So good news is I'm back into...
while the glue was drying i started work on the arris which the sliding deadman will glide along.
cut 45degrees on tablesaw which was really...
well lately I've learnt a few lessons to do with clamps:confused:. I went and glued up my legs (not the dovetailed pieces:)) with my clamps which...
heres a little update
tested the clearance for my vice which was just right[ATTACH]
and i brought some walnut for the ends of my bench and the...
id say if your keen. go the forester bit and chisel method buy a cheap chisel and sharpen it up super sharp with some 1200 grit sandpaper and a...
Cheers Andre, I've just found your CNC build thread, very impressive, awesome stuff.
and a perfect gap
heres a few photos
probably around 12 hrs work in these 4 joints alone
then I used my pattern router bit for the sides and a straight one for the rest[ATTACH]
trued it up with my hand plane and a wide chisel...
hey Rex no need to be anxious anymore :D
I did a bit of maths to figure out my wedge sizes
cut them on the bandsaw
yep i tried to CA glue a chip in ash soaked it all up and didn't even stick it down and left a dark spot:confused:
WOW Loving that open pore finish,everyones been doing it wrong filling them all up:D
[ATTACH] also suffered a few dings while the jigsaw kindly vibrated my other rail off the bench[ATTACH]
also found myself making this concept...
I got a bit done today, I was going to decide the hight to put the bottom rails and thus the dovetail mortices.
But i got thinking about storing...
Wow some really kind words guys means a lot to hear that:)
marked out the through tenon and did a whole heap of "practice cuts"
then hogged at it with a wide chisel checking cautiously...
Cheers guys. definatly a lot of learning going on here, some of which you don't see:twisted:.
checked all 16 corners of the through wedged tenons and decided to take them down to 21mm
I reversed the cutter on my marking...
blue finishes make me blue:cool:
>this was first attempt> sanded down to undercoat
>second was perfect but a drop of condensation from...
Awesome build Andre my BLUE guitar i built got sanded down to bare wood twice before i was happy. the joys of finishing eh.
ripped down a few pieces to test out then enjoyed a few cold beers in the sunset
I started work on a dowel making jig, its pretty simple, you fasten a piece of stock in the middle of the box and thread a screw into a pre...
Ditching the failed router table method I got out my bearing guided router bit and routed the shoulder to depth in 4...
Marked out bottom rails, the wedged dovetails. and made a test cut on a piece of scrap well let's just say lucky it was a...
I straightened up the sides of my workbench top, planed a 3 mm crown out of the guts with my new electric planer but it...