I spared you the picture of me being up on a ladder while doing this. I wouldn't want you to laugh, after all.
We were definitely craving the frame saw that the Minnesota SAPFM guys has at WIA.
I didn't have high hopes. The saw was hanging in my buddy's house. But we stayed on target and didn't go off by even 1/16". We went about 12" deeper than what you see on the far side. It would have worked, but I found access to a bandsaw with nearly 19" resaw capacity.
Here are a few pictures of other pieces that are being worked on for NWA 2012.
Don's chest of drawers.
Chris' chest of drawers.
And of course, more progress. I will be done with the carving of this next week and will pick at it/clean it up for a night after that.
Don't forget the SAPFM deadline of Oct. 31 for submitting pictures of your work to enter into:
A Tradition of Craft: Current Works
by the Society of American Period Furniture Makers
I went down to Don's last week to take a couple pictures of the three pieces he has entered. Here's a sneak preview of one...