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Table Trestles-Part 3

With the top slabs thicknessed, cut to size and squared it was time for the layout.  This was a simple task of transferring the layout from my design drawing to the slabs. There are several ways that I can translate … Continue reading

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Stitch in Time Box-Progress 2

I last left you with Norwegian Tine.  The tine (teen-ah) is a traditional folk box made by steam bending a thin strip of wood into a circular or, most popular, oval form.  Much like the Shaker oval boxes that most … Continue reading

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Knots, Drawings and Journaling

The weather has dropped below freezing and decided to stay there all week.  So no shop time after work this week.  It just takes too long to heat the shop to a reasonable temperature in order to get any work … Continue reading

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HB Tansu Progress-10

I took a day of vacation today so that I could squeeze out a four-day weekend with Monday’s holiday.  Today’s plans included only two things.  Install the handles and build the sliding doors for the HB Tansu.  Simple and easy….not so much. … Continue reading

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Hillbilly Tansu Handle Rail

Some, not all, but some, of my intended chest designs will require handles for lifting.  I could go the standard route and purchase handles.  Where’s the fun in that?  So I’ll be creating my own, much along the same lines … Continue reading

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Knotted Pull No. 2

Knotted Pull No. 2 consists of a tack knot with a wall knot neck.  The tack knot will give you a more traditional round knob and can be tied with three, four or more strands.  Strictly speaking the tack knot … Continue reading

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Knotted Pull No. 1

As promised here is the instructions for creating knotted pull no.1.  This pull consists of four crown knots and one wall knot.  So it is just a simple combination of the knots that I have posted about thus far.  The … Continue reading

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