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St. Kilian chapel – Tabernacle stand – part 4

I got to talk to the contractor who is laying the tile in the chapel and he gave me a final dimension for the height of the tabernacle stand. I … Continue reading

June 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Tabernacle stand – part 3

Everything sat overnight, so the glue is all dry. I pulled the clamps and started cleaning up the glue squeeze-out at the center seam of my panels. I noticed that … Continue reading

June 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Tabernacle stand – part 2

Before I get started on the base, I wanted to stain the top and see how well the grain matches. I think the solid wood and the plywood blend really … Continue reading

June 10, 2020 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Tabernacle stand – part 1

This next project is going to be a bit of a challenge. I live about five hours away from Saint Kilian parish and not heading to New York while it … Continue reading

June 9, 2020 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Credence table – part 2

With the columns put together, I can now mill up all the rest of the column parts. Starting with the base, I cut down  some 8″ wide 6/4 oak to … Continue reading

March 21, 2020 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Credence table – part 1

Next piece of furniture on my “to do” list is a credence table. This table will sit next to the priest’s chair and be the same height as the arm … Continue reading

March 19, 2020 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Baptismal Font – part 6

I waited a day for the stain to cure, then started putting up the plastic to create my temporary spray booth. I set the column on a stool with a … Continue reading

January 20, 2020 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Baptismal Font – part 5

The glue is dry on the mobile base so I pulled the clamps and took it over to my router table to cut a chamfer along the top edge. Then … Continue reading

January 18, 2020 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Baptismal Font – part 4

I pulled the clamps on the two base plates that I glued up the other night. Since they are too wide to run through my planer, I sent them through … Continue reading

January 17, 2020 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Baptismal Font – part 3

I was getting ready to mill some more wood for the column cap piece when I noticed the off-cuts from the mid-plate. It wouldn’t take much to make an octagon … Continue reading

January 14, 2020 · 1 Comment

St. Kilian chapel – Baptismal Font – part 2

I pulled the clamps on the big plate with a hole in it (I gave up trying to find a name for each of these pieces…), then I centered it … Continue reading

January 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Baptismal Font – part 1

I hope everyone had a nice Christmas and a happy New Year. Mine was pretty good, I found out that I am going to be a grandfather. I also took … Continue reading

January 6, 2020 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Deacon’s chair – part 2

The stain is dry so it is time to set up my temporary spray booth. This is basically a drop cloth and a large piece of plastic clamped to the … Continue reading

December 29, 2019 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Deacon’s chair – part 1

I am heading up to New York, next week, to deliver the chair and the ambo. I got an additional request for a Deacon’s chair to go with the Pastor’s … Continue reading

December 27, 2019 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Pastor chair, part 4

Before I can fully assemble the chair, I need to cut the plywood panels for the seat and back. Unfortunately, at the moment, the only place I have to store … Continue reading

December 14, 2019 · 1 Comment

St. Kilian chapel – Pastor chair, part 3

With just about all the parts cut out, it was time to start sanding. I took everything down to 180 grit in preparation for glueing up the legs. To attach … Continue reading

December 9, 2019 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Pastor chair, part 2

I decided to sand the four columns before adding the trim. Like the Ambo, the columns on the chair will have a walnut bullnose wrapped around the top and bottom … Continue reading

December 7, 2019 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Pastor chair, part 1

The next piece that I am working on for the Saint Kilian chapel is the Pastor chair. It will have similar octagonal columns to the ambo. This is my design: chair-PARTS.pdf. … Continue reading

December 2, 2019 · Leave a comment

St. Kilian chapel – Ambo, part 1

I have a new big project to get started on this week. Six new pieces of chapel furniture for Saint Kilian parish in Farmingdale, NY. I will be making a … Continue reading

November 15, 2019 · 1 Comment

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