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Old 09-27-2016, 12:45 PM   #111 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Macskyver View Post
Thanks. I got the wood from Lowes. It was 2x6 rough cut cedar (1.75x5.75 actual). I then cut that into strips with a table saw and did the beads and coves on a custom router table. Page 2 of this thread has all the details.
Thanks - the only thing I am not totally clear on is the bead and cove. You made the 1/4" edges curved so they fit tightly around the curved ribs? You then had to sand the surface, I assume?

I am really liking this construction technique. I have my CNC machine that could cut the ribs - and you used jigsaw joints to join them together, like I did on CarBEN. Nice job!

Sincerely, Neil
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