|There's my project for the day, the front window supports. Made from some solid 2x2 we ripped from the big chunk of oak we purchased last week, it will be good and strong. The mount at the ceiling was originally designed for a 1 1/2" so the size had to be reduced there. The bottom ( inset above ) is widdled down to a tab that holds it in place but has no weight on it.|
|This all worked out fine as I needed
something to support the removable head liner panel and hide the join
with a simple overlap. (Photo right)
Because the panel must slide forward to be removed, there will be a small slot. This can be covered with an angled cut of oak bringing the section horizontal.
Rounding the corners of the oak beam was a simple matter up to this area where it needed to be tapered to be square for the join.
The small photo shows the panel in place. It was a tight fit! Took over an hour of trimming and fitting trials. The forward edges will be supported with white screws into chunks of treated ply mounted on steel tabs along the window frame. (Not shown) and the rough edges will have end capping.
Notice the 1/4 round trim along the headliner face. Looks better!
|As mentioned earlier, Gena
absolutely demanded we have a bath tub. I'm happy with a shower,
although a bath is nice every once in a while. They do use a lot of
water and heat/fuel so it *will* only be once in a while!
The old adage "the difference between a good carpenter and a great carpenter is the great one can hide his mistakes" applies here. Ignoring the white dust all over, can you spot the mistakes?
The corner is obviously filled but just below it there is a round over cut with the router about 1" wide. I matched the grain. Betchya didn't notice that! ha ha!
6 hours - Made supports for front window and cut panel to fit, fit tub/enclosure, coated cupboard insides, hung door etc