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HB Hobby Tansu #1-Part 6

Shortly after arriving home from work on Friday evening, the air conditioner at my home decided to quit working.  Well crap!  A little investigation and I soon discovered that the blower motor on the outside condenser unit had given up.  This … Continue reading

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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 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 11

Today was carcass glue-up day.  There are a lot of parts involved in this and its always a little unnerving.  Everything needs to go together smoothly or I risk glue freeze on a joint somewhere.  Wouldn’t be the end of … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 7

Finally some shop time!  It’s still getting cold at night here.  Below freezing at night cold.  So I planned ahead and turned the space heater in the shop on low last night before I went to bed.  This morning the … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 5

It was almost 70F today!  Spring is just around the corner.  Finally! I took advantage of the warmth and spent an hour or so in the shop after work today.  Today saw the start of the from/rear rails.  I marked … Continue reading

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HB Tansu #3-Progress 2

What a difference a few days make.  My electric was restored late Sunday afternoon.  Thus ending the almost four day struggle to keep the water pipes and myself from freezing.  Today the temperature climbed to almost 60F.  No complaints with … Continue reading

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