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So here is a pictorial listing of what’s wrong. starting on the left side, you can see how broken the lower frame is [IMG_2510.jpeg] A little farth...
  This last step is pretty straightforward – especially compared to the previous steps. I just need to get a cylinder that looks good.    First I d...
[IMG_9043.jpeg] Best laid plans..... Anyhoo, busy weekend with car work so I couldn't get as far as intended (finish applied), but wait, there's m...
Some of you are aware that I volunteer at The Nevada County Narrow Gauge RR Museum restoring late 19’th/ early 20’th century railroad stock. This i...
 The outer ring is made up of 4 blanks. The first one is shown below. [image.png]   The blank is a rectangle in cross section with a trough cut do...
This is the desired result. [image.png]   After the centers are carefully located the blank is mounted on the lathe. [image.png]   Next I mounted ...
 Now I can glue the two assemblies together. The thin strip in the saw kerfs provides the required alignment. This step was a bit stressful. The th...
 I had put steps on each side of the outer ring blanks. These steps were to be used to have a reference surface parallel to the trough axis. But af...
 The upper half is another set of glue ups. The first one is with a layer of maple and walnut. [image.png]   Once the layers are sanded to final t...
The first glue up is a layer of maple and walnut. These pieces have extra thickness and will be set to the correct thickness later. [image.png]   I...
 This project is part of a larger project that I have not yet shared (once I do, I’ll put the link here).    Also, the build sequence has enough de...
Ok. Here is the primary reason I'm building these side tables. Plans were to keep the tables stupid-simple to avoid any drama. I violated my goal ...