Category Archives: Hillbilly Tansu-001

HB Tansu #2-Progress 15-Complete

Three coats of BLO and two coats of the Tried and True Original finish, lots of hand buffing and rubbing, the “hardware” installed and I’m calling it done.  The oil finish is exactly the look and feel I was after.  The … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #2-Progress 14

Yesterday, Monday, my plan was to complete and fit the sliding doors and then do all of the final trimming and sanding winding out the day with the first coat of BLO.  Yep, you guessed it, that didn’t happen.  We … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #2-Progress 13

Today saw the final round of glue-up for HB Tansu #2.  Unless I make a mess of something and have to do some repair work.  Fingers crossed that nothing like that transpires in the next few days.  Doors and drawer … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #2-Progress 12

I began the weekend by finishing the fitting of all of the drawer frames.  I must say that leaving the bottoms out for now has been a very good way to go.  It has been much easier to work on … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #2-Progress 11

Time flies when you set a crazy goal. I only managed to get about an hour in the shop over the past week.  So my goal this morning was to complete all of the drawer frames and have them glued … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #2-Progress 10

I’m extremely disappointed in the 4-5 people who read my sporadic drivel.  In the last installment you let me drone on about drawer fronts and frames and how I was going to spend Sunday in the shop fitting and making … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #2-Progress 9

Now that the carcass is assembled, it’s time for drawers.  My shop is small and I have found that is much easier to build one drawer at a time in my confined space.  Not exactly conducive to production, but thats … Continue reading

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