Turning Archive 2005

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Not a turning but I need to brag * Pics

Gil
>Well it's done. After a few weeks of deliberation cutting mortises with a chisel and guide block, gluing, clamping, scraping and sanding it's together and finished. Here are some photos of the table I made for my girlfriend's xmas gift. It's a little late, but I'm sure she'll like it. This is my first flat work besides cutting boards, so I'm quite happy with it LOL.

Some personal issues... I got sloppy with prep work. After 6 coats of varnish I had some bubbles which I went after way too agressively with 150 grit on a random orbit sander. I should have sanded the sanding marks out and I take it home and do that. The only problem is that will require sanding away multiple layers of varnish. So I may just leave them until I get bored and decide to refinish.

How many Figure 8's are you supposed to use to attach a table top? Do you put them on both the long and short ends of the apron??

Time to pack the car and head off to New Jersey in the blizzard.
-Gil
PS Mike I'll be down in MD this Saturday and Sunday morning as well.

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