Custom Wood Furniture / handmade in Wichita, Kansas
Well next week is the forth of July, middle of the year and our porch is still without railing. I am very close to having all the newel posts made. I figure the porch will take 36, then the stairs another 10 or so.
Here is 14 of them primed and painted by my wonderful Sharon.
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Here are 16 more that I finished turning. I will set up the flute jig tomorrow and rout all the flutes so they can get painted also.
I have also had a lot of practice sharpening /keeping my chisels sharp for this project. It only takes two chisels to turn these posts. A spindle gouge and a parting tool.
I also am excited about my first video. My brother Mike is helping me produce videos that I will put on You Tube for my blog . The first video will start by showing me turning a post, fluting it then going through the steps that complete our porch railing.
Look for it soon.