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Big Yard Snake Finale

The last step in finishing the snake is to paint him. I decided on a good bright green for the main color, with a yellow underside, but before getting to the color, I wanted to prime him first, and I … Continue reading

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Big Yard Snake part 3

Not too long after I wrote the last piece in this series, I was working my way¬† through the steps described and hit upon a simple way to speed the process up a bit. I cut and drilled all of … Continue reading

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Big Yard Snake part 2

The next step in the construction of my snake is to round out the tapers I rather wildly cut on my bandsaw. Manipulating an 8-foot log while trying to take slices off the ends that weren’t clearly marked to begin … Continue reading

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The Big Yard Snake

If you notice the dates on my previous posts, you can see that this blog business does not come naturally to me. After finishing the last one on the snowflake bellows (more on that in a future post), I just … Continue reading

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