The back of the bench is an old bed headboard. The footboard was cut in half, angled, and used as the sides/arms. An old pine board was used as the…
This is one of those "duh, why didn't I think of that" moments!
Thanks for replying to my post Dennis. I will give it a try!
Nice post and nice veneering, thanks. Is there a reason that you don't cut both pieces at the same time as some recommend? Seems like it would save time as well as be even more accurate. Or is this just a "different way"?
While I don't have the funds to buy a CNC for my shop, yes, I think fine woodworking is ready for CNC equipment, and I'd buy it if I could. I think it would be great marketing if a company like ShopBot could put together a book(let) outlining CNC basics (CNC 101 if you will) and some examples for the fine woodworker in order to peak our interest. Steve Mosher's photo from this post would make a great cover photo!
Ah, yes, that's a shallow groove and I see your point about hunting down the right bearing.
A bearing on the slot cutting bit would have eliminated the need for a fence and would have made it easier to do the sides.
Not much :), just these:
1. Powermatic OES9138 Oscillating Edge Sander
2. Powermatic DDS-237, 37" Dual Drum Sander
3. Powermatic 719 T Tilt Table Mortiser with Stand
4. Vega 2600 Bowl Lathe
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