Tag Archives: gimlet

Floater Frame — A Furniture Builders Method

To be sure, if there’s one thing I can be accused of it’s of over-building and/or over-thinking a project.  Recently Diane asked for a floater frame for a recent work of hers.  I can’t show the completed picture of it … Continue reading

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The End is Closer!

Tired but happy is the best way to describe how I’m feeling at the end of this long day. You can see in these two pictures that the Armoire is virtually complete, all that remains is the back and bottom … Continue reading

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How to Add Keys or Splines to a Mitered Box — Cat Box Completed

A box constructed with miter joints, like everything else; has its plusses and minuses.  On the plus side it allows you to use a single piece of wood so that the grain pattern of it can flow around the corners. … Continue reading

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A (much needed) Neighborly Diversion

As work continues on the Armoire the thought occasionally crosses my mind that this is a big undertaking!  Having discussed my procedure on the blog about how I intend to go about it and not hearing suggestions regarding other ways … Continue reading

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Custom Picture Frame Molding: Part 2 — Finished

Before I do the continuation of creating the custom picture frame molding I just have to show you the completed piece.  As I mentioned in the first installment of this blog, my wife Diane; painted this from a picture she … Continue reading

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Gimlet’s and SOSS’ed!

Thought I’d share the final assembly steps to the custom eyeglass cases that were just completed.  The title of this post is worded to hopefully catch your attention!  I get kidded sometimes in our local woodworkers group about my penchant … Continue reading

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