Cabinet & Furniture Technology
Timber Frame Project 2004 – Day 9
Wednesday…Lots of work today. The goal for the day was to be sure every timber had been touched…and we accomplished that. In addition, peg holes were drilled for the draw-bored insertion of the pegs and black walnut splines were made. The large electric plane was put to use for the first time, with a long line waiting to use it. Embellishments were started for those little touches which will make our structure stand out, such as chamfering ends and edges, and applying a sealer.
Tomorrow will see most of the final touches put to the timbers and the finish applied. Friday is delivery day, and Saturday is the RAISING.
- Electric plane
- Drilling peg holes
- Large mortise
- King post
- Mortise with peg holes
- Sealing end grain and applying wax
- Eight black walnut splines were made today.
250 white oak octagonal pegs made by Amish craftsmen in Ohio will be used.