Time for some Joinery

| January 25, 2011

In doing the mortises on the legs I had to design a jig capable of doing all the mortises. That’s two large ones for the cross members two small ones for the head board and one for the side hangers.  The legs being round the best way to make the joints was to keep the [...]

Batter Up

| January 25, 2011

All bats for the four posts were turned from eight quarter laminated Ash. I chose Ash because of coarse it is a traditional wood used in the production of Professional Ball Players  bats and it is used through out the rest of the bed.  In the future I think six quarter Ash would be fine [...]