Tag Archives: Bubinga

Mechanical Cellarette Complete

With the help of my friend Randy, and a rented truck from U-Haul the Cellarette made its way home.  After about 115 hours of actual work and countless hours of planning and worrying I’m very pleased to have it complete. … Continue reading

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Mechanical Cellarette — Final Details

I’ve used this before in my writing but it’s worth repeating!  Many years ago Diane and I were having a discussion about her paintings and she told me that: “I work until I get to a problem area, solve that, … Continue reading

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Now where is my tape measure? — Time to clean!

  I tend to keep a pretty clean shop, something needed when it’s as compact in size as mine is.  As a general rule, everything is in it’s place, that’s how I function the best.  However; when you can’t find … Continue reading

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TGIF: Assembled — Can’t Wait until Tomorrow!

  I’ve mentioned the stress of glue ups and this one was no exception.  Before I get into that though I’d like to share this picture showing the first coat of the Tried & True, Danish oil on the top. … Continue reading

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Finally, Glue Up of Bubinga Frame and Panel

It always seems to take a long time between the start of a project to the assembly of some of its pieces.  The first goal, after milling the lumber to approximate dimensions, was to assemble the top.  The rest of … Continue reading

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Creating the Panel & Frame: Mechanical Cellarette

The last post on the Mechanical Cellarette found the top of the unit ready for final details.  This is one of those projects where I have the artistic license to adjust the sizes a bit to utilize the available lumber. … Continue reading

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Inlaying Marble in a Bubinga Top

It has been an involved process getting to this point but here’s the first look at the Italian Marble placed into the top: The over-all measurement of the top is 20″ wide by 44″ long.  The piece of marble is … Continue reading

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