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Clothes Airer

Clothes Airer: Episode 6

Time to glue up the top frame then clean up and make a few refinements. Once the top frame is complete, a few refinements to the leg frames and the clothes airer is almost complete.

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Clothes Airer: Episode 5

The top frame begins with cutting the corner dovetails. Then the combined stopped housing and round mortise joint are are cut into the end frame pieces, before the round tenon is cut and fit into place.

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Clothes Airer: Episode 4

The tenon is cut and adjusted for a close fit in the mortise before the protruding end is rounded over. Then there are a few areas to refine with a little shaping before the leg frame is glued up.

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Clothes Airer: Episode 3

Time to layout the foot before introducing the bandsaw as an option for cutting the curves. Once the shaping has been refined, it’s time to lay out the mortise and tenons and chop the mortises.

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Clothes Airer: Episode 1

This multi-functional clothes airer starts with the layout of one of the key joints. The foot joint features a sliding dovetail with housing dado, and the first step is to remove the middle section that will slide over the foot.

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Clothes Airer

Description This clothes airer is designed to build skill and teach two new joints; a wedged round tenon combined with a stopped housing dado and a sliding dovetail with housing dado. Paul introduces the optional use of a bandsaw alongside the predominance of hand tools to make this handy project. Tool List Knife Square Combination…

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