Courtland

Test Members
  • Content count

    927
  • Joined

  • Last visited

  • Days Won

    33

Courtland last won the day on February 15 2016

Courtland had the most liked content!

About Courtland

  • Rank
    Joiner

Profile Information

  • First Name
    John
  • Gender
    Male
  • My skill level is
    You got me, you figure it out!

Recent Profile Visitors

3,207 profile views
  1. Thanks sir Cliff!
  2. Thanks Lew, still trying to get my next chair back on the bench and assembled, the parts are all ready just need to get motivated! Thanks again Lew.
  3. Holy Cow Gene! Now that's a compliment! Although I think once you coveted the chair, it would be a one owner chair after that.
  4. From the album Walnut Rocking Chair

    The grain really pops in these chairs when the first coat of oil is applied.
  5. From the album Walnut Rocking Chair

    Before the finish is applied the chair is sanded to 800 then buffed to 1200 Abralon. The chair is already shining before the first finish goes on.
  6. From the album Walnut Rocking Chair

    The joints in these chair is known as the "money shot". They are really pleasing to the eye, but in the manufacturing process of the leg to seat joints, the process can go from great to disaster in milliseconds, and the project could be ruined. I am happy when the seat joint operations are completed!
  7. From the album Walnut Rocking Chair

    The seat is really fun to shape in these rockers, you get to make a ton of sawdust!
  8. From the album Walnut Rocking Chair

    This is a Black Walnut chair I built from a wonderful set of Hal Taylor plans for this style of rocking chair. To see Hal's plans please go to Rocking Chair University. This image was taken before final sanding.
  9. Don't delete the entry Ron, take a picture of the project and post it here regardless what it looks like! Part of us learning from others is seeing what a disaster looks like because we all have em! I'd be very interested in seeing the turning either way.
  10. Gene, I own the F style Jorgys too, I literally used channel locks to turn the handles for troublesome clamping, problem with that is my handles are getting destroyed, never thought of drilling holes in the handles to insert a dowel or steel rod, thanks!
  11. Steve, what belts did you go with, standard engine belts or the fancy ones with links?
  12. Great job Steve, and thanks for the tutorial. You would not believe it, but in today's disposable world we live in, folks actually throw a saw away when it becomes dull.
  13. I guess you had not choice but by hand on that one right Steve! Those types of joints should be called Eagle tails, too big to be called Dove tails.
  14. Time for new belts, or is it just the way it is at this point?

About us

We are a woodworking community with an emphasis on sharing and learning the skilled craft of woodworking and all of its related disciplines. Our community is open to everyone who wishes to join us. We support our veterans and active duty both here in the United States and in Canada, being a veteran is not a prerequisite to join. So please, join us! Please click on Join The Patriot Woodworker's.

 

We support MWTCA, preserving tools and implements from the past.

M-WTCA Logo.gif

Get in touch

Follow us

Recent tweets

Visit us on Facebook