Mike in Penetanguishene, Tiny Township, Ontario

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Work in Progress #2: A Storefront Counter

12-15-2010 05:01 AM by MikeInPenetanguishene | 4 comments »

I recently moved my business (a photography studio) to a new Main St/Small Town storefront. It’s in an old building (used to be a hardware store!!) and has been renovated but in keeping with the period look of small town Ontario. My front room (reception area) is only 10’ x 12’ but I’d like a ‘old fashioned’ looking wooden counter to use up there. Here’s a photo of one at a friend’s frame shop. It was made from pine, and although I really don’t like working with pine, it seems to be the preferred choice for ‘that look’. I’m not good enough yet to attempt the dovetail joinery on this one, but wanted a simi...

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