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matmac

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That’s some beautifully scribed sides against the stone there matmac. What method did you use to achieve such accurate results?
Thank you, just a compass and patience. Took me longer than I wanted but I was happy how it all came out. The one piece on the right I had to add a fillet as the stone was so off plumb
 

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Heritage glass? What do you mean by that?
Sorry, I meant the low sight line/ slimlite type double glazed units, a few people I deal with just refer to it as heritage glass. The Heritage putty the manufacturer specifies from Hodgson Sealants is a bit sticky to deal with, even using beads I end up with it everywhere :rolleyes:
 

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I am planning to make a frame for my mother's birthday; she asked for a nice framed photo, so I thought I'd go with a hand made frame (in walnut) to boot.
This is not that, this is a practice frame I made from some oak offcuts I had lying around. A useful learning process, I'm fairly happy, but there is room for improvement.



I went for contrasting splines in birch. They are not contrasting once finished. They probably would be against walnut though. Also, I think I will mark for my splines with a pencil not a knife next time as removing the marks was a pain.

 

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As my shed is a wee bit small, I needed to get the shopvac out to have room to maneuver a bit more, so whipped up this little side-shed yesterday:

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Made with left-overs from the shed build, glad I hadn't yet got rid of it!

Busy padding it with acoustic foam, so neighbours won't get too much noise (and neither will I!)
 

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Nice one Doris, I wouldn’t have the faintest idea where to start on making something like that, I think it’s worth a load of photos on how you made it if you have them, How to hold it for one thing – or is that why you’ve always got your blood on everything (previous post somewhere) ha ha
Ps just realised that’s Zigby on your profile photo – he is a full-size one isn’t he!
 

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Bit of an odd one but got asked to make part of a praxinoscope and incase you like me you dont know what they this is one I found on youtube
. Someone had a go but it wasn't even remotely true when spun so I had to get it spot on to make a happy customer. I only made up the rosewood and cherry surround and client did the rest. Not my taste but they were happy
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Sat here resting a badly sprained ankle done yesterday whilst exercising the daughters hound, I thought I'd post a photo of a Spear & Jackson tenon saw that I cut down, filed off, and resized the teeth to 16 tpi, and re handled, making it into a dovetail saw. Setting the teeth was a slow job as they're about on the limit for my aging eyes.

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Nigel.
 

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Nice one Doris, I wouldn’t have the faintest idea where to start on making something like that, I think it’s worth a load of photos on how you made it if you have them, How to hold it for one thing – or is that why you’ve always got your blood on everything (previous post somewhere) ha ha
Ps just realised that’s Zigby on your profile photo – he is a full-size one isn’t he!
Thanks. Unfortunately no consistent WIP photos of this one but this one was using method from the past two rocking horses I built they're on instructables and the woodworker magazines a few years back. He was indeed full size. The customer (who commissioned it) quite easily rode it before he went off to his new home
 

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Wonderful, isn’t it a terrific feeling when your customer claps eyes on the finished project. I shall have to look that up as I have a grandson on the way, my first. I know it’s difficult to say, approximately how many weeks work in one of these rocking animals?
 

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Wonderful, isn’t it a terrific feeling when your customer claps eyes on the finished project. I shall have to look that up as I have a grandson on the way, my first. I know it’s difficult to say, approximately how many weeks work in one of these rocking animals?
Approximately a month if you work 5 days on it
 

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I needed something very simple to hold workpieces when sanding or cutting with the track saw, that didn't get in the way:

Made from scrap:

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25mm hole for the top half of the bench dogs:

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Add dowels as a lever:
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And done in about 15 mins!
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Lesson learned: The offset of the 25mm centre hole is too big, and sometimes you don't get that nice tight friction cramping action - it just pushes the workpiece. The next iteration will have the offset only a few mm off-centre.
 

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