Category Archives: Hillbilly Tansu-001

HB Tansu #2-Progress 5

I’ve just about fully recovered from my rough day in the shop on Saturday.  Over the past few evenings I’ve been able to cut, fit and groove the side bearers and the handle rails.  This completes the outer carcass framing … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #2-Progress 4

An hour or so in the shop every evening this week had me ready for glue-up of the rear frame assembly.  I wish there was something of great interest about the work so far but I’ve got nothing.  The only … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #2-Progress 3

I only managed to complete about 80% of what I had planned for.  I just couldn’t get a smooth flow in the shop this weekend.  Not sure why, but everything took longer than it should have.  The post tenons require a … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #2-Progress 2

Still not feeling 100% after my cold but I’m getting there.  I managed to get a few hours in the shop on Sunday followed by an hour after work this evening.  I finished all of the mortises in the posts … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #2-Progress 1

I came down with a cold this week and my 10 hours per day at my day job was just about all that I could muster.  So with only a little shop time Monday and Friday evening all I have … Continue reading

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Once Again at the Edge of the Rabbit Hole

I find myself at the beginning of another tansu project.  This one will be slightly different from the last.  The drawer arrangement will incorporate an additional bit of joinery.  Specifically I want to add a divider to enable asymmetrical arrangements. … Continue reading

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