Fletcher's Seligman and Beyond layout

Discussion in 'General' started by Ozarktraveler, Mar 15, 2017.

  1. Ozarktraveler

    Ozarktraveler Member Frisco.org Supporter

    Thanks Tom. The positivity displayed here is one of the many reasons I love this forum. :)
     
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  2. Ozarktraveler

    Ozarktraveler Member Frisco.org Supporter

    Had not heard of it. Hmmm.
     
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  3. klrwhizkid

    klrwhizkid Administrator Staff Member Administrator Frisco.org Supporter

    Most of the layouts here in KC are built using ripped plywood and it has proven to be very stable and easy to work with. Drywall screws are used for assembly. Most importantly, it is a lot cheaper than high quality pine strip wood.
     
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  4. Ozarktraveler

    Ozarktraveler Member Frisco.org Supporter

    What dimensions do you have them ripped to? Or better, are there any notable limitations?
     
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  5. Ozarktraveler

    Ozarktraveler Member Frisco.org Supporter

    Keith, what type of 3/4" plywood do you use? The local Big Orange box store had three varieties of them, and all were more expensive, after ripping the 4'x8's, than the 1"x3"s. Though, they're still probably better for the reasons you gave. Am I looking for the wrong wood or am I in the wrong store?

    My father was a carpenter for many years, but consider me a notch above a noob.
     
  6. Joe Lovett

    Joe Lovett Member

    I found that Lowe's is less expensive than Home Depot.

    Joe
     
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  7. klrwhizkid

    klrwhizkid Administrator Staff Member Administrator Frisco.org Supporter

    Craig, we try to stick with the best plywood we can get, cabinet grade birch, A/B.
     
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  8. Ozarktraveler

    Ozarktraveler Member Frisco.org Supporter

    Thanks.
     
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  9. Ozarktraveler

    Ozarktraveler Member Frisco.org Supporter

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    First open grid benchwork frame section completed. (4'x8'). Made a few mistakes during my learning curve, but nothing major. Most of the remaining sections should be narrower and will use 2x2 legs vs the 2x4s in the larger section.

    Need to find a supplier of reasonably priced foam sheets.
     
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  10. Joe Lovett

    Joe Lovett Member

    Craig, I ask for insulation foam that is damaged, you can get a price discount because of it. You can use caulking to glue the pieces back together if needed.

    Joe
     
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  11. yardmaster

    yardmaster Administrator Staff Member Administrator Frisco.org Supporter

    Progress, not perfection, seems to be my mantra, Craig. Keep working and keep sharing the results. Looking forward to seeing future examples.

    Best Regards,
     
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  12. Ozarktraveler

    Ozarktraveler Member Frisco.org Supporter

    Btw... enjoyed your impromptu slide presentation at the Frisco Mini convention last Saturday, (I think it was yours). You and Keith R. are to be commended for a job well done in such a short time filling in for Pat.
     
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