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Thread: Pounding away.........

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    Pounding away.........

    I'm getting the Dungeon cleaned up a bit, as I have the editor from the DoPa magazine coming over tomorrow evening for a chat about a possible photo shoot (turning table legs!).

    One thing I had on my list of stuff to do in the Dungeon, was to use the one solid stump of Ginko wood I had left to make a stand for my little anvil.

    First thing I had to do was to flatten the bottom of the chunk of wood.

    I used my router and some sticks.

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    I put a set of sticks on the sides of the chunk of wood, I had to make them level to each other...............

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    .........I used some winding sticks, simple and effective!!

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    I built a VERY simple little sled for the router, simple and effective.

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    I then used the router to make a socket for the anvil and used some lag bolts to hold it down.

    Should be good to go, now I can make some more tools!

    Cheers!
    The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails.
    William Arthur Ward

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    Looks great Stu,

    Jay

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    That's great. It's Stu-rrific!!!
    Thanks, Mark.

    Custom Bonehead.

    My diet is working good. I'm down to needing just one chair now.

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    Isn't that a crime or something to waste rare ginko wood on an anvil stand?

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    Hmm That sure looks like railroad track to me...
    "Forget the flat stuff slap something on the spinny thing and lets go, we're burning daylight" Bart Leetch
    "If it ain't round you may be a knuckle dragger""Turners drag their nuckles too, they just do it at a higher RPM"Bart

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    Alan DuBoff is offline Former Member (by the member's request)
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    Nice Stu! A man has gotta have an anvil!

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