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Red IronBark Adventures #6: Finishing the post the rain halted work on Pt2

10-02-2018 12:39 AM by robscastle | 7 comments »

OK not a lot to show and tell there just the finishing process after milling the post into five boards. All I did was to joint and thickness the faces, no real dimensioning at this stage as I am unsure just what exactly the timber will become in its final project role.No edge trueing or dressing the ends was done just yet. What I have now is five pieces about 1.8m long x 150mm x 25 to 28 mm thick and a thin sheet of veneer or some such about 4mm to play with. The sun is making clear images a bit difficult so I took a couple of different views to try and show the final result Overall a reasonable activity, there is a few stress fractures near the ends, and the orig...

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