I must apologize for not posting last week. It was one of those weeks from "He!!". Hopefully this week will be better.Popular Woodworking has a new video, from Tim Yoder, on their Woodturning page-…Continue
Folks,I was asked if anyone has an idea approximately how many pens could be finished with a 2 oz. container of thin CA.I don't use this method for finishing- only stabilizing soft wood. Certainly it…Continue
The final piece of the building phase is done. Mom and Dad decided on the safety rail design for the top bunk. The original bed design had a barrier along the entire length of the back side of the bed and a center barrier on the front.
Mom and Dad decided on full coverage front and rear. It…Continue
I finished up all of the drawer boxes and drawer front as well as the face frame for the drawers under the lower bunk.
The face "frame" for the large under bed drawers is made from 3/4" oak plywood.This way it matches the other under the bed enclosure pieces.
The openings were cut using my trim saw, straight edge and making plunge cuts.…Continue
With the stairs pretty much finished, but not assembled, it was time to take care of a few of the "ornamental" details. Originally I had planned to make the "fences" out of square stock. Mimi thought they would look too masculine like that.
As most of the "Wednesday's Wisdom...."…Continue
Well the bed ends and rails are finished, except for sanding, so I thought the next place to work would be the stair/drawers assembly. From my Sketcheup drawing-
This an early "draft", but, pretty close to where I was heading. The uprights are glued up 1 x 6 with dadoes to accept the plywood…Continue