January 2005 Projects 

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Denis Muras holds a US Armed Forces seal that the military PX system wants to order -- small amount of about 10000.  The tractor is a John Deere.  TractorJan05-12.jpg (96402 bytes)  MurasJan05-36.jpg (111612 bytes)  TractorJan05-13.jpg (191758 bytes)
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  AppleBookShelfJan05-32.jpg (184111 bytes) BraytonJan05-37.jpg (168123 bytes) AppleBookShelfJan05-33.jpg (128392 bytes)

Rob Brayton's daughter made this apple bookrack.  Proud father provided guidance.
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      CutBoardJan05-06.jpg (202252 bytes) RobertsonJan05-39.jpg (106400 bytes) CutBoardJan05-07.jpg (161332 bytes)      

This cutting board of walnut and maple was glued up by Jim Robertson.  Jim stated that the walnut soaked up the Titebond 3.

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A heart of padouk for his wife, says Eddy Arnold. The stand is of maple.  Both pieces were sculpted, finished with spar varnish followed by French polish.

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Dennis Serig demonstrates how to tell time with this cherry framed maple clock.  The numbers are of walnut..

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   BowlJan05-24.jpg (99415 bytes) KelleyJan05-42.jpg (142887 bytes) BowlJan05-25.jpg (117538 bytes)

Lon Kelley turned these bowls of mesquite that were gathered from cut trees at Houston County Lake, Crockett, Texas..

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Ken Kooser brought this hoodoo.. uh..hooter.. I mean, Hoosier stool to show to club members.  It flips to be either a table or a stool.  It is made of Lupus wood. Ken is holding a simple jig he made using magnets to help align jointer blades.

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IntarsiaDuckJan05-10.jpg (141019 bytes)  IntarsiaDuckJan05-11.jpg (185140 bytes) WavroJan05-45.jpg (114095 bytes)

Steve Wavro is the proud crafter of this intarsia duck.  It is all of red cedar.  The trick is selecting the right shade for the artistic effect.  Steve won the pattern at a club raffle.

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The master luthier, Fred Sandoval, applies his skill to crafting a bench of 1x12s.  Fred is holding the jig used to make the mortises. 

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ChairJan05-18.jpg (217391 bytes) ChairJan05-19.jpg (230584 bytes) ChairJan05-20.jpg (216580 bytes) ChairJan05-21.jpg (198157 bytes)  ThomasJan05-49.jpg (171974 bytes)

Rich Thomas explains how "easy" it is to build Stickley style chairs of white oak. The dark caps are of walnut.
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 This chest is a prototype constructed by John Jackson who professes to be a beginner.  He lauded the help received from Ken Kooser, Dennis Serig, and other members of the splinter group.

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TableJan05-14.jpg (188725 bytes)  RowenJan05-54.jpg (66789 bytes)  TableJan05-15.jpg (168888 bytes) 

Gary Rowen made this table of poplar.  Simple slab joinery with biscuits for the top.  The legs are glued up stock and joined to the rails by mortise and tenon.  Finished with polyurethane.
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Steve Proctor, assisted by his wife, Glenda, gave a talk on how he makes curved molding.  Steve uses MDF frequently because it mills great, takes paint well and also makes great test pieces.  He uses a jig when using the shaper to keep his hands as far away as possible from the spinning blade.

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