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Blog entry by Gord Graff posted 960 days ago 4911 reads 2 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi All,

Here’s a recent project I built that organizes my DVD collection.
It’s a very simple project to build for those who have a limited tool collection but lends itself to more complex joinery if you so desire.

All the best
Gord

-- Informing & Inspiring Today’s Woodworkers: http://www.gordgraff.com



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Grant Davis

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#1 posted 960 days ago

Hi Gord, love the project. Awesome work as usual.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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Gord Graff

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#2 posted 960 days ago

Hi Grant,

Thanks for the kind words, glad you liked it.

All the best
Gord

-- Informing & Inspiring Today’s Woodworkers: http://www.gordgraff.com

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ineedathis

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#3 posted 960 days ago

Not only this is a great and easy project thanks to you but you video is well done,
It was a pleasure viewing it, thanks!

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Moron

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#4 posted 960 days ago

Nicely done Gord

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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Napaman

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#5 posted 960 days ago

the lacewood is amazing…I have a SMALL pen plan…but this is super nice…good to see you…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Gord Graff

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#6 posted 960 days ago

Hello All,

Thanks for your kind words.
I like Lacewood, it’s easy to work, glues easily and takes a finish well.
I don’t think I would like a dining room table made from this material, it’s just too busy but for a smaller piece like this, it works well.

All the best
Gord

-- Informing & Inspiring Today’s Woodworkers: http://www.gordgraff.com

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Marty Backe

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#7 posted 959 days ago

Your tablesaw sled caught my attention. What’s the philosophy behind it’s design? The fence is at the back of the sled instead of the traditional (99 percent) front of the sled.

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bubinga

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#8 posted 959 days ago

Lookin good ,Man
I like the Lacewood
See in my lamp….http://lumberjocks.com/projects/58103

-- E J ------- Always Keep a Firm Grip on Your Tool

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BritBoxmaker

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#9 posted 959 days ago

A fun project. Definitely looks the part.

I’m wondering what the Lacewood would have looked like with black finished metal brackets?

Just a thought.

-- Martyn -- Boxologist, Pattern Juggler and Candyman of the visually challenging. http://www.theartofboxes.com

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stefang

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#10 posted 959 days ago

An excellent project Gord and a very fine tutorial video too. I think it would be a great project to build with my grandsons (one at a time), as they could surely use this kind of storage and they would therefore be enthusiastic to build it. Thanks for posting it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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nobuckle

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#11 posted 959 days ago

What an easy and elegant project. In the favorites it goes. Thanks for the post.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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Beginningwoodworker

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#12 posted 959 days ago

Nice looking shelf.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Gord Graff

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#13 posted 959 days ago

”Your tablesaw sled caught my attention. What’s the philosophy behind it’s design? The fence is at the back of the sled instead of the traditional (99 percent) front of the sled.”

Hi Marty,

I guess I wanted to be different, seriously though, it’s just the way I was taught and this particular sled is great for squaring up panels.

”A fun project. Definitely looks the part.
I’m wondering what the Lacewood would have looked like with black finished metal brackets?
Just a thought”.

Hello Martyn,

I like the way you think, I’ll have to try it with black metal brackets next time, great idea.

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Thanks once again one and all for all your kind words, I’m glad you liked the project, it was fun to design and build.

All the best
Gord

-- Informing & Inspiring Today’s Woodworkers: http://www.gordgraff.com

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#14 posted 958 days ago

Very cool idea well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Mark Blomster

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#15 posted 949 days ago

Very nice video and a beautiful, functional project. Thanks for posting.

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