Next Project

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The sketch above is a saw sharpening bench I am going to start next week during my annual year end break. It will include a new saw vise from Tools for Working Wood which I qill order tomorrow.

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About R & B ENTERPRISES

Professional furniture maker and restorer. Dealer and collector of vintage and antique woodworking tools.
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2 Responses to Next Project

  1. Roy Parker says:

    Why not mortise and tenon?

    • Good question. No doubt mortise and tennon joints would be stronger. In this case the table will be built in my shop and moved to my homes basement shop. With 4×4 Douglas fir legs, 2 by Douglas fir aprons and stretchers, and a high pressure laminated particle board top it will be heavy. So I compromised. The side leg assemblies will be glued mortise and tennon joints and they will be bolted to the long aprons and stretcher. Along with a removable top this should make moving easy.

      Thank you for your comment.

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