Category Archives: Hillbilly Tansu-002

HB Tansu #3-Progress 13

Let the drawer making commence! Last evening I started with the drawer construction.  I would have liked to cut at least one practice joint in the walnut before diving into the real deal so that I could get a feel … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 12

I was able to slip down t the shop for about an hour after work the past couple of evenings and size, cut and fit the drawer fronts the current HB Tansu.  One the aesthetic elements that originally drew me … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 11

Today was carcass glue-up day.  There are a lot of parts involved in this and its always a little unnerving.  Everything needs to go together smoothly or I risk glue freeze on a joint somewhere.  Wouldn’t be the end of … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 10

Today was all about panels.  I cut and fit all of the required panels for the carcass.  This isn’t a difficult job, but due the small size of my shop, can be tedious.  Constantly moving the assembly and the raw panel material. … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 9

I’ve been lucky with the weather this week.  It has been warm just about every evening when I came home from work.  So I was able to get an hour or so in the shop a few evenings.  Over the … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 8

I jolted awake in the wee hours of the morning with a sobering realization.  I hadn’t ordered any plywood panels for this tansu.  Which meant that I was pretty much dead in the water until I had ply in hand. … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 7

Finally some shop time!  It’s still getting cold at night here.  Below freezing at night cold.  So I planned ahead and turned the space heater in the shop on low last night before I went to bed.  This morning the … Continue reading

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