Category Archives: Hillbilly Inlay

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 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 Inlay Pattern Development-Pattern Sheet No.2

This is the second sheet of patterns in this series.  All of these patterns are based upon a 30-60-90deg triangle.  These are straight forward patterns and require very little by way of measuring. The first three patterns are variations on … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Inlay Pattern Development-Pattern Sheet No.1

As I’ve been designing my own projects and building other repeat projects a few things have developed.  Some have been intentional, some just sort of happened on their own. I’m drawn to the Japanese style and have made a concerted … Continue reading

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