In some recent posts, I’d given some previews, but this is the real thing. My oscillating spindle sander came yesterday, so I was able to shape the corner blocks. So yesterday and today I bent the ribs. That was work! I’m starting to understand why the pros charge $15,000 or more for these things….
The sander. The drum moves up and down as it spins, hence, “oscillating”.
The shaped corner blocks:
Starting to bend the ribs:
The “c” ribs are glued in first. Here I’m doing a dry run:
With glue. Hide glue gels quickly, so you have to keep moving…
To be continued…
Happy New Year too!