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Re: Stool

PostPosted: 08 Oct 2019, 16:12
by Malc2098
Loving how the grain shows on that ash.

Re: Stool

PostPosted: 08 Oct 2019, 17:56
by Woodbloke
Malc2098 wrote:Loving how the grain shows on that ash.

Thanks Malc, but you wouldn't Adam n'Eve how tough that ash is to carve. Brilliant for all sorts of stuff but carving and sculpting ain't one (or two) of them - Rob

Re: Stool

PostPosted: 08 Oct 2019, 19:02
by Malc2098
Woodbloke wrote:
Malc2098 wrote:Loving how the grain shows on that ash.

Thanks Malc, but you wouldn't Adam n'Eve how tough that ash is to carve. Brilliant for all sorts of stuff but carving and sculpting ain't one (or two) of them - Rob



I'd up your shredded wheat intake, if I were you! :D

Re: Stool

PostPosted: 20 Oct 2019, 21:35
by Woodbloke
I've got to a bit of a hiatus with this project(s) as the rear seat back rests have been epoxied in place...

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...with a goodly gloop of your very finest Poundland epoxy but the Ash is proving incredibly difficult to carve;

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...even using razor sharp 'Rider' gouges from the old firm. The plan is to purchase a few coarse or extra coarse Saburr Tooth rotary burrs from CHT at the International Woodworking Festival this coming weekend where I hope there will be the usual show discount.

I've also fitted, but not epoxied...

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...the front legs into position to ensure that the distance they splay at ground level is 460mm, which requires a few delicate shavings on...

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...the shooting board - Rob

Re: Stool

PostPosted: 21 Oct 2019, 11:35
by Malc2098
I'd swap that tube light for a couple of LED panels. Give you more headroom. :D

Re: Stool

PostPosted: 21 Oct 2019, 13:13
by Woodbloke
Malc2098 wrote:I'd swap that tube light for a couple of LED panels. Give you more headroom. :D

I've thought about that but those tubes are pretty robust and I've never broken one when it's been clonked with a big lump of wood as the whole assembly just moves out the way - Rob