I usually wait till I'm done with a piece before I post. I've been working more ON the shop than IN the shop and have been light on postings. I'll post this one before the finish is applied. Cherry with a walnut top and pegs. Once completed, I'll post the build and finished product. Please disregard the fingerprints.
- first pic removed -
Ok, here's the rest; I had plenty of time to get this done (2 weeks early) so I kind of gave it attention now and then instead of watching glue dry.
Find some stock hanging around:
Bad shot of my C-man 12" doing the re-saw, but it can do it using my super-dooper re-saw guide:
I wanted to put a lot of hand work into this guy so my HF no-set pull saw and my blue chips got a workout:
Ok, I'm close on the rough form:
Clean up saw marks, etc. with a scraper. Bottom is BB ply, thick for weight and floating to allow for wood movement:
Trying to visualize peg positions, I don't want this thing perfect. I'm after a refined/rough sorta look:
Shaping the walnut pegs:
I start with a 3/16" square and work it down leaving a little cap on top:
Trying out the look:
And here's where this post left off last time:
Finished shots further down in the thread.