Category Archives: Hillbilly Mini Tansu-000

Hillbilly Mini Tansu-Progress 9-Complete

I woke up Saturday morning and changed my mind.  I was originally going to finish this project with Tried and True oil.  But I decided to go with clear shellac.  The entire mini tansu already had two coats of BLO … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Mini Tansu-Progress 8

Success!!!…depending on your standards.  The small drawer in this little cabinet just about broke me over.  I made three, three, sets of sides and back for this thing.  Every error, no matter how small, is magnified when working at this … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Mini Tansu-Progress 7

I present to you, lower right of photo, my latest work.  I call it:

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Hillbilly Mini Tansu-Progress 6

I’ve made drawers.  Not a lot, but several.  I actually enjoy making them and look forward to that step in the build process.  Up to this point all of my drawers were built with standard stock thicknesses,  3/4″ fronts and … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Mini Tansu-Progress 5

Slow and steady best describes my progress thus far.  Which is a good thing, I think.  There is absolutely no reason for me to be in a hurry and the process is much more enjoyable with the slower pace.  I’m … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Mini Tansu-Progress 4

Wow…I like working in the house.  It’s warm, the bathroom is right down the hall, the kitchen is close and it’s WARM.  I may have to move the workbench into the living room for the rest of the winter.  I’m … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Mini Tansu-Progress 3

Work, weather and family obligations have kept me out of the shop all week.  I finally caught a break today and managed a few hours in the shop. Nothing ground breaking was accomplished though.  Since the glue-up of the carcass … Continue reading

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