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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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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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