Thursday, July 10, 2008

Serving Bisket - OOPS! & Changes

Well, I got the top and bottom of the serving stand glued up. That was one step forward. When I ran them through my drum sander, the bottom looked good


but
the top, mmmmm not so good. I didn't pencil on a triangle to keep my boards organized and I got my heartwood stuck between my sapwood.


Or did I get my sapwood stuck between my heartwood. Either way, I doubt it tastes much like peanut butter and chocolate. So, one step back and re-saw and re-glue the top.

The rest of the night I spent trying to figure out the edge detail. Since I am still limited on the selection of tools to choose from and I really wanted a curve that I can't get with a router (at least that I know
of), I decided the tablesaw was probably my best bet. This first profile just seems too much of an ogee to have the Asian feel I'm going for.

I tried a few different configuration of the angle of the temporary fence and the angle of the blade, but nothing felt good. So, back to the sketch book. I think this design has a better Asian flair and is much more doable with the on the tablesaw.



We'll see.

6 comments:

ninjalove said...

Vic, we couldn't love you any more if we tried! I'm glad to see the shop and the blog finally up and running. We'll be checking back regularly hoping to see new projects, more pictures, and hear great stories from the "Evergreen State".
Talk to ya soon

The Village Carpenter said...

Vic, that is going to be the fanciest dog bowl stand on the planet! ; )

Vic Hubbard said...

Chels and Kendall,
Thanks for stopping by to see what's happening in the "Evergreen State". I recently bought Photoshop, so hopefully my layout will improve once I learn that program.

Kari, You are way too kind in your praise. This is a really good first type project. Very simple.

Kala Fine Furniture said...

Vic-

THe shop is looking oh so sweet. Looks like you have put a lot of work into it. Glad to see that it is getting some good use also.

Vic Hubbard said...

Hey Kaleo,

Yep, it is coming along. Time and money are the only things holding me back. I'm very glad to finally be able to make something. I suppose I should post some of my history, so folks would know a little more about my situation and what I want to accomplish.

Thanks for checking out the blog.

David Pruett said...

Vic -

Great to see this project moving along so nicely! I like how you are tweaking your design and building process to accommodate your tooling. Excellent!