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Sewing Table-Part 4-Complete

The were only two remaining construction phase elements that needed to be completed.  The trestles needed to be trimmed level and everything needed to be sanded in preparation to receive the milk paint. From the conception I knew that I was … Continue reading

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Sewing Table-Part 3

Wow, I’m way behind on updating this blog about the sewing table build.  Apologies, but time has a way of sneaking past a person. My last post left off with the trestles legged up but in need of stretchers.  My … Continue reading

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Sewing Table-Part 2

I managed to mill up some of the parts the sewing table.  I ripped some 8/4 red oak stock down for the legs and a few white oak bits for the stretchers.  My setup for breaking down stock is pretty … Continue reading

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Sewing Table-Part 1

I spent the better part of my shop time last week and this past weekend trying to get the shop cleaned up and organized.  It is amazing how far out of hand something can get before you really stop and … Continue reading

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3-Ply Moravian Chair-Part 2

Plywood sucks! I’ve been in the shop every chance I get working on these chairs (technically back stools).  Mostly things have progressed reasonably well.  The first thing I tackled was turning the six legs.  This is a first for me. … Continue reading

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3-Ply Moravian Chair-Part 1

Well, its time to tackle a chair.  For my first chair you would think that I would opt for a proven and well documented design.  Nah, where is the fun in that? I’ve been kicking around an idea for a … Continue reading

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Welsh Staked Stools-Part 2

With the legs at the ready, I moved on to tackle the seats.  The seats are from a construction grade SYP 2×12.  When working with construction lumber, you have to really plan ahead and possibly get a little creative in … Continue reading

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