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Forum: Woodworking Projects 01-18-2013, 12:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 33,259
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Hybrid Roubo Build...

I laid the rails along side the legs for marking the mortises rather than trust measuring. Then it was on to the mortiser......
Forum: Woodworking Projects 01-18-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 33,259
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Hybrid Roubo Build...

On to the lower rails. I've drilled out the center and made the shoulder cuts...
http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa23/2bigfeet14/Hybrid%20Roubo%20Build/38-cuttingtenons_zpsd6a3a94e.jpg

Then I...
Forum: Woodworking Projects 01-17-2013, 04:56 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 33,259
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Hybrid Roubo Build...

Now comes play time. Fitting the pieces together. I tried a few of the new toys out just to see who shines where. The rabbeting block plane works great here until you have to get in tight to the...
Forum: Woodworking Projects 01-17-2013, 04:34 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 33,259
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Hybrid Roubo Build...

Cutting the dovetailed tenons on the strechers. I cut the shoulder with the hand saw and the cheeks on the bandsaw......
Forum: Woodworking Projects 01-17-2013, 04:18 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 33,259
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Hybrid Roubo Build...

Glue ups going on here for the stretchers, legs and rails I believe. Notice how things are clamped to the straightedge......
Forum: Woodworking Projects 01-17-2013, 04:06 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 33,259
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Hybrid Roubo Build...

Started with the top. Here are the 8/4 x 4 strips. After final dimensioning its more like 3 3/4" thick......
Forum: Woodworking Projects 01-17-2013, 03:48 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 33,259
Posted By bigfoot
Hybrid Roubo Build...

Okay I've gotten far enough along to post some pics of this monster.

I'm following the design John Tetreault built for FWW Magazine...
Forum: Design and Inspiration 01-17-2013, 03:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 14,045
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Some wood, some metal, some love.

Okay, you win. What the hell...!!!! I think I'd marry you. :takebow:
Forum: Bridge City Tool Works 01-10-2013, 01:46 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 22,847
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Huge Bridge City Sale

Oh man that hit my funny bone. Thanks for the laugh Jim!
Forum: Home Improvement Projects 01-10-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 19,672
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Renovation - Green and Green theme

Nice work. And I noticed the dog matches the color scheme. Good form! :D
Forum: Bandsaws 01-10-2013, 01:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,872
Posted By bigfoot
Re: band saw blade online source

I'm using Wood Slicer (http://www.highlandwoodworking.com/bandsaw-blades-accessories.aspx) blades from Highland Woodworking.
Forum: Woodworking Projects 01-07-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 6,636
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Asian inspired hall table

Really clean execution... nice! :thumbsup2:

I remember reading that article. I think it was about floating tops.

I'm working on a bench with plans from FWW. The plans and video were very well...
Forum: Design and Inspiration 01-02-2013, 11:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,297
Posted By bigfoot
Re: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens...

Got the book today. Incredible Roger, thanks for the heads up! Remarkable history. Not to mention the body of work!
Forum: Design and Inspiration 01-01-2013, 03:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,129
Posted By bigfoot
I'm becoming enamored with Marquetry...

The more I look at this stuff, the more I like it. Some of this is just so over the top in detail it staggers the mind.

Go here (http://www.wpatrickedwards.com/port.htm#) and click on "most recent...
Forum: Lie-Nielsen Toolworks 12-29-2012, 01:39 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 20,953
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Calendar

So I ordered the calendar and a couple other "trinkets" to justify the shipping costs. Came today... no calendar. I called... backordered. How could this be? "While supplies last" they said....
Forum: Woodworkers Cafe 12-28-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 13,021
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Bourbon?

Years ago I was visiting a friend. I was just getting over a persistent cough. I started up coughing and my friend gave me a shot of Jack Daniels, and then another. Did the trick for the cough. I...
Forum: Tico Vogt - Custom Furniture & Cabinetry 12-27-2012, 08:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 16,696
Posted By bigfoot
Re: A super cute Christmas tree ornament.

Good one. I think Lee Valley has a few mini planes that will work on that...
Forum: Design and Inspiration 12-25-2012, 08:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,297
Posted By bigfoot
Re: The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens...

Did not see that. Ordered it on Amazon. Thanks Roger!
Forum: Design and Inspiration 12-24-2012, 01:52 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,297
Posted By bigfoot
The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens...

Have you seen this? :eek:

Check out the media presentation for each item. I'm still trying to pick my jaw up off the floor...

The Princely Furniture of the Roentgens...
Forum: Woodworking Projects 12-23-2012, 05:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,036
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Started a project...

The Lake Erie screw is incredible. I'm probably going to order another. I'm thinking of building an old school face vise for the business side of things and the "high vise"...
Forum: Woodworking Projects 12-23-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,036
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Started a project...

Yup, Lake Erie. Quality is something else. Could be framed and hung as artwork.
Forum: Woodworking Projects 12-23-2012, 03:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,036
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Started a project...

Thanks Pete. Try to refresh again. Photobucket is acting strange tonight. I pasted the links again. I'm seeing them, don't know if everyone else is.

Yes, the rabbet plane was a smart choice. I'm...
Forum: Woodworking Projects 12-23-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,036
Posted By bigfoot
Started a project...

Figured I'd I give a you a little teaser...

http://i203.photobucket.com/albums/aa23/2bigfeet14/Roubo%20Build/photo4_zps094a8618.jpg
...
Forum: Lie-Nielsen Toolworks 12-22-2012, 05:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 20,953
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Calendar

The shipping cost was my line of thinking too. It really isn't a $10.00 calendar is it. You got off cheap. I didn't. :rolleyes:
Forum: Lie-Nielsen Toolworks 12-22-2012, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 20,953
Posted By bigfoot
Re: Calendar

I ordered mine right after I got the news letter (and other stuff too, oh jeez). It was the "while supplies last" marketing trick that sucked me in.
;)
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