Monthly Archives: February 2017

Table Trestles-Part 6

It has been a long hard week in the shop.  I have the aches and pains to remind me of it. Almost every evening after work I worked on getting the table tops together.  I continued my method of flattening … Continue reading

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Table Trestles-Part 5

Progress is being made in drips and drabs. In my last post I reviewed my day of wood butchery.  I’m happy to report that my repairs were successful and the split tops are once again solid.  The second round of … Continue reading

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Table Trestles-Part 4

My day in the shop, henceforth known as the great wood massacre of February 2017, did not go smoothly.  All of my problems were of my own making however.  I was working with an unfamiliar material (poplar) as well as … Continue reading

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Table Trestles-Part 3

With the top slabs thicknessed, cut to size and squared it was time for the layout.  This was a simple task of transferring the layout from my design drawing to the slabs. There are several ways that I can translate … Continue reading

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