Monthly Archives: May 2015

HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 7

The forecast called for hot and humid today (They weren’t wrong).  So I completed my grass mowing duties as early as possible. This left me the remainder of the day to work in the shop. This is what I opened … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 6

Shortly after arriving home from work on Friday evening, the air conditioner at my home decided to quit working.  Well crap!  A little investigation and I soon discovered that the blower motor on the outside condenser unit had given up.  This … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 5

Once more unto the breach…. In yesterday’s post I blathered on about how I had redesigned the scroll detail and how it was much better than the original iteration.  I went on to post drawings to back up my claims … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 4

The more I looked at the scroll detail that I designed the less I liked it.  It’s still a viable pattern, but I don’t feel that it reflects the overall aesthetic that I’m going for.  It has more of a … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 3

A trip to the Home Depot resulted in a decent haul.  After rooting thru the stacks of #2 mystery pine, I managed to pull out one 1x12x6′ and two 1x12x4′ boards that should yield all of the timber needed for … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 2

The design drawings are complete and I believe that I have all of the joinery elements worked out.  As I said in Part 1, the joinery is fairly simple.  Consisting primarily of dados and finger joints. The overall proportional layout.

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 1

I’m interested in several crafts/hobbies some of which can be practiced inside the house.  Drawing, knot tying, leather and canvas work being the primary examples.  My wife enjoys crafting quilts and there is always some general sewing task that needs to … Continue reading

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