Curve Template

NOTE Cut tenons Vie shorter than depth of mortises Also cut two dadoes on each stretcher (D), see drawing page With the end assemblies glued together and the upper stretchers complete, all thafs left to add to the frame of the garden seat are the seat supports and lower stretcher. The seat supports strengthen the slats that are added later. And to determine the final length of these pieces, ifs a good idea to dry assemble the frame of the seat, see drawing at right. SUPPORTS. The supports (E)...

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Like a lot of people, when I began woodworking, I used pine for nearly all my projects, and with good reason. Pine is readily available, not too expensive, and is easy to work with. But when it comes to finishing, I've found pine to be one of the most troublesome of all woods. I still remember how my first few attempts at staining pine left the wood looking blotchy and muddy. It wasn't until much later that I learned why this was so. It has to do with the nature of the wood itself. Pine, like...

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Chimney Cupboard Project

2 After adjusting depth stop to set depth of mortise, drill out waste and clean up sides and ends with a chisel. 3 To set blade height for making shoulder cut of tenon, raise blade to bottom of groove cut in door stile. IUse a dado blade to cut a centered, V '-wide groove on the edge of each rail and stile of the door. Cutting a groove along the inside edges of the rails and stiles of a door is a great way to hold a raised panel. But it also creates a slight problem. Since the groove runs along...

Chimney Cupboard

A hardware kit for the chimney cupboard featured on page 6 is currently available from Woodsmith Project Supplies. This kit includes the following 2 lW-dia. Birch Knobs 1 1 2 x 6 Birch Dowel 2 pr. 2 x Brass Ball-tipped Hinges 12 Spoon-type Supports 12 8 x 2 Fh Screws 4 8 x I1 4 Fh Screws 4 8 x 3 Fh Screws 100 3 Finish Nails 1 5 8x 4 Mending Plate 2 8 x 5 8 Fh Screws Chimney Cupboard Kit 7116-100 18.95 Note This hardware is also available from the sources listed at right, except the flat mending...

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