Posts Tagged ‘G&G Desk Build’

Finished. G&G Desk Build

Sunday, September 28th, 2014

I applied one coat of finish so far and will apply a couple more. I used a home-made blend of pure tung oil, varnish, and mineral spirits in equal parts. I am really happy with how well this project turned out. I really love the G&G style and this build was a great skill enhancer.

I filmed the entire build and you can watch it in my video page. Part 6, which is the final video, will be released this Friday.

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Ebony Splines are In!

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

They are glued on the core side only and float in the breadboard end. I removed the excess ebony by using a flush trim router bit w/ over sized bearing to create the desired reveal. If chip-out were to occur at the routing stage I would be in deep trouble. Thankfully, everything went smoothly.

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Slots for Ebony Splines

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

Admittedly, this process made me a little nervous, but fortunately everything went as planned. I used my mortiser to make the 1/2″ deep slots on all four corners.  Because the router bit leaves slots with rounded ends, I had to square these by hand. Next, I need to make the ebony splines and glue them in place.

 

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