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    Thanks everyone for the assistance. I'll try the...

    Thanks everyone for the assistance. I'll try the sanding and possibly a shooting board. Attached is a picture of the desk with the doors set in place for a picture.
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    Sunburst veneer - perfect wedges.

    I'm making a veneer top for a desk, 6'6 by 4' in a sunburst. I've cut the wedges with a veneer saw and now I have 15 rough pieces to tape together. Not sure what the best way of smoothing the edges...
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    Thanks for the advice.

    Thanks for the advice.
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    Routing a curved edge.

    I need to make a molding to go around a curve (1/4 of circle). I've come up with a plan to use the same bit as the straight pieces. I have a 10" circle and I'll cut out an 8" circle to match the...
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    Sharpening ball nose bits

    I have some Amana 1/16" dia 5.4 deg. ball nose bits that need sharpening. The local place cannot sharpen them and they are not sure if they can be. Where do you get these CNC bits sharpened?
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    CNC carving

    Jim, the key to minimal sanding is a very small overlap. For the door panels, I used a 1/16" bullnose bit with a 10% overlap. The panel took between 4 to 6 hours, don't recall exactly. The fluted...
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    Attached is a picture of the end result. I first...

    Attached is a picture of the end result. I first tried CA, glueing a small piece of wood to a jig, totally unrelated. Didn't do a good job of it, good thing I could plane it flush. So, you'll see...
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    Thank you all for the tips. The pockets will be...

    Thank you all for the tips. The pockets will be covered with another molding, on either side of the panel. I'm getting good use out of my CNC. Must have a couple hundred hours of carving so far. ...
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    Clamping problem

    I'm attaching a curved fluted piece to a raise panel with pocket screws. Problem - how do I keep it tight together while screwing? I would appreciate your help. Thanks
    Ron
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    It does - thanks

    It does - thanks
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    Clamping delima

    I'm building 4 doors for a desk. The fluted part is at 45 deg. from the front of the door. I entend on using a spline, but the question is how do I clamp it. Your thoughts please. See attached...
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    Thanks for the info. I have more practice wood...

    Thanks for the info. I have more practice wood (poplar) to use before the walnut.
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    Cope & style problem

    Please refer to the attached picture. I'm making a Roman desk, using full semi-circles for the arches. How do I prevent the corner from chipping out as shown? One more question, you can see that the...
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    Thank you!!!

    Thank you!!!
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    This is exactly what I would like to do. I've...

    This is exactly what I would like to do. I've attached a picture of the carcass, currently it's upside down so I can install the walnut base. It's modeled after the Resolute desk. I have fluted...
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    How to router vertical corners

    I have a 4 1/2" base on a pedestal desk with mitered corners and I would like to use a bullnose router bit on the corners. I've searched for a router jig, but no luck. The pedestals are huge, but...
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    Thank you very much. My project is a Roman style...

    Thank you very much. My project is a Roman style partner pedestal desk using the Resolute desk as the model. Pictures and more questions to follow.
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    Drawer design dilemma

    I've purchased drawer guides which require the drawer sides to be 5/8" thick. So, I have some 6/4 poplar. I first cut it to rough length. If it was cupped or twisted, I hand planed one side so it...
  19. Time is a factor, so I will go with the square...

    Time is a factor, so I will go with the square cabinet. I will post the picture when completed. Thanks for the input.
  20. Calling on the NAVY - Kisby Ring display case

    I'm going to hang a kisby ring in a Legion museum and I want to put it in a display case. (less chance of it disappearing again) I'm thinking why make a square box, what about round. Question - has...
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    Thanks for the info. I will remember this in...

    Thanks for the info. I will remember this in future projects.
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    Now that's a memory question. The crown is...

    Now that's a memory question. The crown is screwed on, the face moulding is glued and nailed and I'm not sure if I just glue the first few inches on the side mouldings. In any event I was...
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    The picture has finally arrived. Note the...

    The picture has finally arrived. Note the equally spaced hair-lined cracks. Question was the dovetails too tight or something else. This project was simply a carcase with dovetail corners and a...
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    Sorry about the picture quality, I took one with...

    Sorry about the picture quality, I took one with the phone in the daylight and it wasn't much better. There are no screws involved, just dovetails, glue and a moulding to cover. I will take a camera...
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    Where did all the cracks come from?

    We made a father/son project of a cabinet, 70x34x20 with poplar. It was suppose to be just a proto-type mainly because the colour was going to be java. The carcase was dovetailed on all four sides...
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