Shaker End Table #13: The Last Picture Show

3fingerpat — I got mixed results using the table saw to level out the leg on the table. I had some splintering on the edges and took a little to much off on the first pass causing tilting on the other leg. So I used a sharp chisel to shave off the necessary...

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Shaker End Table #12: Not much left but the wiping

3fingerpat — After test fitting the drawer with the one side on, I realized that I had left the sides long. Long enough that I was able to cut off the end of the board that I had screwed up in the previous post. So no new wood was needed, I got busy cutting...

Shaker End Table #11: Oh yes I did...

3fingerpat — I planed down both side pieces to provide a snug fit in the drawer opening. I used a marking gauge set at 1/2" to scribe my gauge line on the side and face pieces. I used 1:6 Dovetail marker and laid out 4 tails with spacing that looked even...

Shaker End Table #10: I couldn't wait...

3fingerpat — I injured my thumb the other day and I didn’t think I would be able to work on the table for a while, but I just couldn’t wait so here goes… First thing was to cut the pine board to rough lengths I hand planed the long edges of the two...

Shaker End Table #9: Legs, Meet Your Top

3fingerpat — I cut down the table top and drawer front to size on the table saw. Then used the planer to thickness the Pine Board, I will be using for the drawer sides, back and bottom, to 1/2". Next, I hand planed down the upper and lower guide rails to...

Shaker End Table #8: Moving Right Along Now...

3fingerpat — Last night after hand planing and sanding the legs and aprons, I glued up the two side panels. This morning I dry fitted the back apron and front rails to check for square, had to adjust the tenons on the back apron just a little. Then...

Shaker End Table #7: A Little Leg Work

3fingerpat — First up was to cut away the necessary waste from the tenons on the two side aprons to accommodate the front rails, now onto the legs. The finished leg will only be 5/8" square at the bottom of each leg, so I marked out that square on the...

Handtoolscollection-edited 21 May, added one more picture

3fingerpat — Okay, here is my input, First pic is the hand saw vise, more hand braces, old Stanley Miter Box, larger hand saws (rip and crosscut), and a hand made Roubo Square. The next pic is of my first Hand Tool Wall Cabinet, when I started out, it...

Shaker End Table #6: Mortising Front Rails, easy does it now...

3fingerpat — After a long layoff, I resumed work on the table by mortising in the front lower and upper rails. First I defined the shoulders and then I had to cut the rails to length, needed to take off 1/16th. Next was to mark out the lower rail...

Shaker End Table #5: Aprons Repaired and Completed

3fingerpat — So the first thing I did was to repair the tenon mistake from several days ago. After the glue up, I continued cutting the tenons using the Skew Rabbetting Plane. Unfortunately, I found that the plane’s fence kept coming out of...

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