Monthly Archives: June 2015

HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 14

I took advantage of the cool temps this morning and got out in the shop early.  I started off with trimming and flushing up the removable panel.  When it was just a piece of 1/2″ pine, it felt a little … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 13

Close…but no cigar. The goal for today was to complete the construction of the hobby tansu.  Leaving just the decorative elements, hardware and finishing.  I almost made it.  The only construction element left will be to trim and finish plane … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 12

It took a week longer than planned, but…all of the drawers are finally built and fitted.  Heck I’ve even started adding the decorative details to them.  First and foremost is the bead detail.  I can easily create a nice sharp … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 11

Well…some progress is better than no progress. The weather here continues to be brutal.  Hot and very humid.  I’m starting to adjust to it though and have been able to work in the shop after work a couple of evenings … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 10

Most of use who work wood as a hobby struggle to find time in the shop.  Day jobs and family come first of course.  The remaining time is typically restricted by the noise generated and the weather.  Some are working … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 9

I braved the heat and humidity and spent most of the day in the shop.  The plan for the day was to clean up the case that I assembled yesterday.  So I sharpened my plane irons and went to work … Continue reading

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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 8

The week came and went with almost no time in the shop.  One evening I did manage to sneak in about 45min.  Just long enough to cut and fit the front skirt board.  I also had to make a cross-town … Continue reading

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