Saturday, January 25, 2014

Augggg....It Split

I've been working the back side of the clock, most of the time I will just putter around he shop when on a nights schedule. I did a little cleaning and rearranging, moved the dust collector out of the corner and closer to the machines, and moved close to 1000 board feet of wood from one spot to another, my back may never forgive.

This AM I decided to work a little on the cabinet doors, while fitting the tenon in the third mortise the rail split from almost no pressure. Go figure,...proves my normal procedure of not working when on nights.

Oh well, I'll make a new rail tomorrow.


  1. I feel your pain. I've done the "re-make a new rail" dance myself several times.

  2. Thanks Ralph....I'd left substantial ears and it didn't feel too tight going together, I was just using hand pressure when I heard it crack. The only answer I can come up with is I guess I just pissed off the wood gods that day.