Finally feeling like I'm making some progress(very little but some). Test fit the parts for one piece, if you have not guessed it is a lamp. I am making three lamps to enter into the show I wrote about before. A little more sanding to go and this one will be ready for stain.
Because this piece needs to be stained before it is put together it is VERY important that everything fits just right before the stain goes on. If the parts don't fit after stain, take ten steps back and start over. The moral of the story is ALWAYS test fit parts before you put them together for final assembly.
Stay tuned, all three lamps must be completely done by Saturday.