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Category: Craftsmanship

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Texas Handmade Furniture

Posted Mar 04, 2020

Lonn Taylor's book on the subject has been an inspiration.

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plywood edgebanding and sanding

Edge Banding Plywood

Posted Jul 08, 2013

When we use plywood, we securely band the edges.

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Fairing Arms to Back legs

Posted Mar 08, 2012

We sculpt rocker arms to flow seamlessly from the back legs.

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Sharpening the Turning Tools

Posted Dec 16, 2011

We turn parts by hand at the lathe. The tools must be sharp.

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Fitting Drawers

Posted Dec 12, 2011

Drawers must be loose enough so they don't stick, but tight enough to be sweet.

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Gluing Chair Seats

Posted Oct 03, 2011

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Sculpting Rocking Chair Backlegs and Arms at the Edge Sander

Posted Aug 08, 2011

We shape parts on a sander we built.

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Making a Foot for Our Mitchell Trestle Table Base

Posted Jul 22, 2011

We stack laminate wood to make a toe space in the feet on our Mitchell Trestle Table.

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strips sawn for laminating into rockers

Making Rocker Strips

Posted Jun 02, 2011

We saw strips for laminating into rockers.

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chair seat and splats

Assembling Splats to Seat

Posted May 02, 2011

Our chair splats fit and are secure in their mortises.

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