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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 525 days ago 2335 reads 5 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Retro chic! Mostly I wanted to demonstrate that cool stuff can be made without a lot of expensive tools.

Read more about this project and download templates here.



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



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Dakkar

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#1 posted 525 days ago

I love the design, Steve. You used power tools in a few ways I’ve never done, myself and probably won’t ever do, but you got the job done and nicely, too.

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Jamie Speirs

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#2 posted 525 days ago

Steve that is an amazing looking clock
The Jetson’s that goes back,
Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Timthemailman

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#3 posted 525 days ago

Great video, another home run. I really like the way you showed how to do things using different tools. For example, drill motor instead of drill press or the way you made the belt sander a stationary sander. Cant wait till next week.

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copcarcollector

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#4 posted 525 days ago

Steve – This is the first of your videos I have watched – awesome! I love the project (already printed my templates!) and your instructions and tips on how to do things are great. THANKS—-

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rounder

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#5 posted 525 days ago

Great project Steve,

-- rounder: I’m a wood magician I can turn a great piece of wood into scrap right before your eyes

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AJswoodshop

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#6 posted 525 days ago

Very good idea! I’m sure it will look good with your retro-style furniture!

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop

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oluf

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#7 posted 525 days ago

I like the project very much. Who did the sound effects for georges space ship?

-- Nils, So. Central MI. Wood is honest.Take the effort to understand what it has to tell you before you try to change it.

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Tugboater78

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#8 posted 525 days ago

Movin the decor of the house back a few decades eh? :)

-- Justin - the tugboat woodworker - " nothing changed me like the first shnick from a well sharpened, decent hand plane"

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Dusty56

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#9 posted 525 days ago

Great project and flashback ….LOL

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Rick M.

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#10 posted 525 days ago

Loving this retro trend you’ve got going on. This project in particular because as a child The Jetsons fueled my imagination. Where are my flying cars!!

-- |Statistics show that 100% of people bitten by a snake were close to it.|

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Monte Pittman

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#11 posted 525 days ago

Excellent as always.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Scott Shea

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#12 posted 524 days ago

Another great video and excellent way to show that you don’t have to have Norm Abram’s tool shed to make a project. Thanks again Steve!

-- I make sawdust. I think thats a fair assessment of my finished products!

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Bob A in NJ

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#13 posted 524 days ago

Fun project, great idea. Thanks for posting. Bob

-- Bob A in NJ

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489tad

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#14 posted 524 days ago

Rice Rob Rteve!. (sorry for the Astro reference)

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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stefang

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#15 posted 524 days ago

Fun video and fun project, both very well done.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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