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  • Geirfold
    Thanks for the links
    Message 1 of 8 , Mar 28, 2013
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      Thanks for the links

      --- In medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com, Mike Foley <mfsbuell@...> wrote:
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      > Hi all. The Tuam  and Sligo Chair plans are from the known world archives. http://www.currentmiddleages.org/tents/toc.htm%c3%82%c2%a0and http://www.currentmiddleages.org/tents/toc.htm
      >  
      > The Big difference is having the tools to do a proper job.  and the Shopfox mortise machine is key.
      > Prep is the word, Kiln Dried is the second word.
      >  There is a Lumber grade here in California that is California school certified, basically kiln dried, this wood goes for around $1.00 a foot. it is the greatest thing to work with. so flat that one pass on each side through the planer and it's ready to use..
      > For the back I use a standard  home depot 4x6 cut to 39 inches long. Plane it , Joint it. Then scribe the angle of the back onto the side of the 4x6, the same as you see on the plans. Again Tools, I use a Grizzly  band saw with the extension block  so i can rip and resaw up to 12 inches tall. to cut out the shape.
      >  I never worry about blade wobble or such, the blade adds to the medieval feeling, lol.
      >  I will scan my construction notes at some point, they are mainly scribbles on graph paper.
      >  Hope this helps
      > Yours
      >  Mike
      >  
      >
      > From: Thylacine <thylacine@...>
      > To: medievalsawdust@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Thursday, March 28, 2013 1:20 AM
      > Subject: Re: [MedievalSawdust] Greetings to the list
      >
      >  
      > Welcome to the group. I would love to see some plans for your tuam chairs, they look great.
      > Thank you
      > Alden
      >
      > On Wed, Mar 27, 2013 at 10:11 PM, Mike Foley <mfsbuell@...> wrote:
      >  
      > >[Attachment(s) from Mike Foley included below]
      > >Greetings all
      > > Mike Foley here ,  SCA Michael of Fetburg.
      > >Just joined and wanted to introduce myself.
      > >I build Medieval and Renaissance Furniture as well as being a Blacksmith.
      > >Looking forward to chatting with you all.
      > > I have attached 2 pictures, one is my new home made portable forge using a double action Great Bellows, The other is of some of my tables and Tuam chairs waiting for pickup at my house.
      > > I would bemore than happy to share the plans.
      > >Best Regards
      > >Mike Foley
      > >M and S Matchlock
      > > Manteca CA. 
      >
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