Category Archives: Hillbilly Tansu-002

HB Tansu #3-Progress 20-Complete

I’m calling it done! Over the last several days I have been adding the finishing touches to Hillbilly Tansu #3.  Primarily, the actual finish.   I used several coats of Tried & True Original which is a mixture of polymerised linseed … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 19

Genius, lunacy or somewhere in the middle?  Committed, yes.  Needs committed??? Part 18 Greg Merritt Part 20  

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 18

Over the past week and this weekend I was able to acquire the needed material and complete the construction of the remaining three drawers.  I was also able to cut, fit and install all of the drawer bottoms.  There is … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 17

My high hopes from yesterday for building the remaining three drawers, were quickly dashed this morning.  I could have sworn that I had enough 1/2″ stock remaining for the last of the drawers.  Alas, I was mistaken and a different … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 16

…and then there were three. Almost every evening this week I was able to spend at least an hour or so in the shop.  The sum total of that effort netted me two additional completed drawers.  Not as much as … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 15

My time in the shop was short today.  The onset of warm weather signals the start of grass mowing season.  It takes, on average, 3hrs to mow down the grass on my property.  Luckily I can now split that time … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 14

I started my day in the shop by gluing and pegging the two drawers that I had ready.  I tend to build drawers one or two at a time.  It’s not the most efficient way of doing them, but i … Continue reading

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