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6 minutes ago, steven newman said:

Ah, there it is..."Lew's Mallet"..  Chopped a few holes in the stiles ( and NOT me)

:lol::D:lol:                                                          Save the blood...may need it tomorrow:P

 

Glad you're feeling better...take it easy though until you see Doc.

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14 hours ago, steven newman said:

Ah, there it is..."Lew's Mallet"..

She still looks a little naked but apparently still works perfectly, and that's what counts!

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Doctor visit:    Going to get the head scanned.....possible a bleeder inside...will update later...whenever they can get me into  the scanner..

 

Frame is out of the clamps.....trying to get motivated to do a bit of shop time...

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5 hours ago, lew said:

Take it easy! The project can wait. Don't aggravate the brain!

Ditto...we'll still be here...want you to be also!!

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I'd tack a nap, but.....

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But..Maxwell and Miss Bandit are taking up my spot....let sleeping dogs lay....tried out the jointer plane, where it could just stay flat on a board..

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10 pounds is still 10 pounds.   I don't care how nice them shavings look...:rolleyes:

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Tried out something a little smaller...:ph34r:

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Just a tad smaller...still does shavings like it's big brother..

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Used both on some edges...as well as the rough sawn faces....after all, I wanted to get this next step done..:ph34r:

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So..how much smaller is a jack plane than that #8 jointer?:unsure:

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This is the basic set of hand planes everyone says you have to have...Jointer, Jack and Smoother....

They will get a bit of work, once that panel is out of the clamps...stay tuned.. ( need to evict two pups from MY nap spot..)

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17 minutes ago, steven newman said:

Then set up the router..

I love it when you use corded tools,:D

Looking good overall. Glad you're feeling up to spending time in the shop. Don't over-do!

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Ok, build-a-drawer, part 2...

 

Hauled that new board to the shop...

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Lovely, ain't it? Got these all pulled..

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Not quite a pound, but..

 

Trimmed the plywood for a better fit.   used that to figure how long a board I needed for the back of the drawer.  Made a cross cut..

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And set these aside, for now... reset the mitre saw for some dado work.   sized the dado needed, squared the lines across, and made a few cuts..

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Since I was walking right by the bandsaw, I rounded the back corners a bit.   Dado is to "house" the back, tools and a jig to remove the waste

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Big chisel to chop out the waste, Stanley 39 to clean the dado's bottom..got both sides done...almost..

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Centered in the dado....countersunk pilot holes.   I do not rely just on glue here. 

Time to spread some glue, and grab most of the clamps in the shop...

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Diagonal to pull things square....

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Bench is full of clamped up drawer....guess I get the rest of the day off?    Will let the glue cure...tomorrow, maybe:rolleyes: I take the clamps off, and clean things up.    Need to install a couple knobs, too...stay tuned....

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MRI today....ruined a Monday afternoon...still have a huge headache...waiting for word on how the scan went...

 

A few toys were used..

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Clamped the drawer in the vise, and trimmed the dovetails.   Laid the drawer on it's top..marked a line to show the middle of the back board.

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Used a large square to mark this...then a few screws..

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One in the center, and one halfway to each side....groove will hold the edges.    I don't trust nails...

Ok, how do you make a knot...vanish?

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Well, I drilled a  hole, right through the center of the knot...then a bolt and some glue..

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Right before this knob was installed..I transferred the location to the other end of the drawer, so both knobs are the same..

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Starting to think a coat of Golden Oak, and a couple coats of shellac...might dress this up..

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Need to take this over to the drill press..

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THIS one.   Not much good for anything else..might as well make the plugs from this..

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Cuts a 3/8" tapered plug.    Maybe tomorrow, if the head feels better...I can cut a bunch of plugs, and install them.

Stay tuned..

 

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33 minutes ago, steven newman said:

Starting to think a coat of Golden Oak, and a couple coats of shellac...might dress this up..

That would definitely make that drawer front stand out and give the overall unit a warm glow.

Take 2 or 3 ibuprofen and call it a day. Praying for good MRI results. 

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