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  1. Building my custom poker table

    The aprons were up next and it was quick work to milling them to size and then it was adding the decorative touches. I had thought about adding flutes to the outside of the aprons, but decided to go with a walnut band of inlay around the outside instead and that would go nice with the minor walnut inlay that would be inlaid at each intersection of the top segments later in the construction phase.

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  2. Building my custom poker table Pt.5

    Clamped to the tabletop, the jig allowed the router to simply be pulled through the tabletop's surface and the result was a nice, crisp ¼" recess cut right down the middle of the joint.




    The walnut inlay was applied and when dry, sanded down flush with the playing ...
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  3. The red oak bedroom suit

    I thought that I would take this opportunity to show some pictures of some furniture projects that I have done over the years. I decided to post an essay of pictures surrounding the bedroom suit that I built a number of years ago. Constructed of red oak, which is I guess my favorite medium in wood, the entire set took maybe a year and a half to complete….maybe two years in total, I forget really. The first picture here represents the first and last piece of the set. I started with the hutch ...
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  4. Brianna's bed Pt.8

    With the footboard mounted back onto the base assembly, and the two drawers in place, I used blue painters tape to help in locating the position of the two false drawer fronts. Once the locations were mapped out, double stick tape was used to temporarily stick the fronts to the footboard and then I could drill all holes that were needed to mount the drawers



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  5. Brianna's bed Pt.7

    The Leigh D4 dovetail jig has proven to be one of the best additions to my shop. It isn’t used very often, but when it is used, it comes through with flying colors. Here are a few pics detailing the process and its two wanted results – pins and tails.





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