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Hidden Compartments – Slant Front Desk

I wrapped up the pigeon holes with exception of the hinges on the door and the lock. I will need to turn the column for the small vertical drawers on left and right of the door, typically called “stamp drawers” … Continue reading

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Step Back

Okay, yesterday I got the case standing and fitted, so now it’s on to the face frames and doors. Here’s a shot of the material I got at Willow Run, very nice. I’m going to do the face frames using … Continue reading

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Slant Front/Step Back and Stuff

Yesterday I got the pigeon hole carcasses done. There is definitely more work in them than it seems. They are all done out of 5/16 stock, except where the prospect door will be, then it’s 1/2″. I need the heavier … Continue reading

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Slant Front Desk

I have to install the hardware from Horton Brasses and the locks….wrap up the pigeon holes and then it’s scrape and sand time and then the finish. I will bring you along the best I can on the wrap-up. I’m … Continue reading

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Slant Front Desk – Feet and Stuff

Yesterday was a mix of processing material, finishing and routing moulding and making the ogee bracket feet profiles for the slant front desk. I ran the moulding using my multi-form bit, like in the Keeping Chest video, Eagle Bit #177-2005/Price … Continue reading

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Thinking Ahead

I went to Willow Run yesterday, Billy had already scoped through some of the material and knew what I was looking for, mostly just some nice curly cherry as well as some quarter sawn for rails and stiles. They had … Continue reading

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Slant Front Desk –

I’ve got the “innerds” in for the lid support. It is basically a vertical slide that supports the fall front. You will note I created a space between the runners, this is done so a “stop” can be attached to … Continue reading

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