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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 01-07-2012 04:29 AM 6497 reads 11 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After a lot of over-thinking, here’s a simple design that not only holds a tablet, but acts as a stand.



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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#1 posted 01-07-2012 04:39 AM

Pic?

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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daydrik

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#2 posted 01-07-2012 04:41 AM

I watched your show on you tube. that’s a pritty cool dovetailed lided box.

-- "by all means read what the experts say. Just don't let it get in the way of your woodworking" ;John Brown

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Popsnsons

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#3 posted 01-07-2012 05:30 AM

Steve…the video didn’t post for some reason.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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#4 posted 01-07-2012 05:42 AM

Excellent project. I viewed it on your WWMM site.

-- Pops ~ In So Cal...

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Dave

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#5 posted 01-07-2012 06:13 AM

Hey that’s great it’s the new and improved I-nothing. Its the upgrade from the I-neverwas. JK
Steve caught the vid on the tube and you did a great job. Keep the projects rolling along.
Now your posting on the other hand… Well…...
Ya aint gana live this one down for a while.
We love you anyway.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#6 posted 01-07-2012 06:13 AM

Yep, that is SO SIMPLE it’s hardly worth talking about it… Solid White design!

... no pic… LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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rance

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#7 posted 01-07-2012 06:19 AM

That’s a keeper Steve. I got my wife one too and I think she could use a case. Nice design and nice fit & finish. So what did you do with “Kooky Steve”? I miss him.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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ShopTinker

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#8 posted 01-07-2012 06:21 AM

Great looking slim case. It’s perfect! Ill have to add a case like it to my to do list.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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Stevinmarin

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#9 posted 01-07-2012 06:33 AM

Sorry guys…I messed up the embedding…it should play on LJ now!

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers. http://www.WoodworkingForMereMortals.com

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#10 posted 01-07-2012 07:46 AM

Yes, once again, another wonderful project Steve. My sister’s kids got her a Kindle for Christmas. She is going to need a case for it. Did you happen to jot down some dimensions? Would you be willing to pass them along? Thanks.

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

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#11 posted 01-07-2012 07:59 AM

Now that’s cool!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#12 posted 01-07-2012 02:54 PM

Love your projects Steve, and the whole “mere mortals” thing really works for me. Thanks.

Questions:
1. Do you think you could have made it with the bottom intact? That is, don’t route the cavity all the way through, but leave the bottom in place.
2. What kind of wood? Looks like poplar or maybe cherry? guessing by the router burn :)

-- Some problems are best solved with an optimistic approach. Optimism shines a light on alternatives that are otherwise not visible.

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#13 posted 01-07-2012 04:15 PM

Steve
You’re a natural with video’s.
Woodworking is pretty good too. ;-)

Thanks

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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#14 posted 01-07-2012 05:01 PM

Very nice… as usual.

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#15 posted 01-07-2012 05:24 PM

Nice work Steve…..this might be my favorite project you’ve done to date…...

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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