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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 08-02-2013 07:09 PM 3627 reads 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

How I made a floating shelf for the wall using nothing but my tools and sheer manliness. Read more here.

-- Entertainment for mere mortal woodworkers.

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Derek Oliver

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#1 posted 08-02-2013 07:25 PM

That was hiliarious. I’m thinking you have an Oscar and an Academy Award in bag with that video.

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#2 posted 08-02-2013 07:31 PM

We were building some bed frames from log and ended up with little critters hatching from our finished product. Do you have suggestions about how to avoid such a thing?

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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#3 posted 08-02-2013 07:44 PM

very amusing thanks

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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#4 posted 08-02-2013 08:02 PM

The finish might as well have been testosterone. You’re sucha a “manly-man”!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 08-02-2013 08:11 PM

Very Good…

A nice project… while you’re just Hanging around… :) LOL

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#6 posted 08-02-2013 08:30 PM

now till forever I will reefer to them as Scottish cleats

-- Money: if you do not have fun earning it, have fun spending it, I do not enjoy spending it so I have fun earning it.

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#7 posted 08-02-2013 08:31 PM

Another winner Steve. Thank you for sharing your manliness.

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

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#8 posted 08-02-2013 08:49 PM

Real men don’t vacuum… and real women laugh like crazy at your antics!!

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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#9 posted 08-02-2013 09:06 PM

Great video Steve! Two of my children enjoyed it too. Thanks.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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#10 posted 08-02-2013 09:36 PM

Nice looking project and very funny

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#11 posted 08-02-2013 09:42 PM

I did not care much for the acting but “MAN” that shelf sure is nice

-- I have the Saw Dust Fever

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#12 posted 08-02-2013 11:03 PM

Shoulda used a bigger plane. Aint you got one o’ them FOUR FOOT LONG jobs??

Nice shelf by the way!

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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#13 posted 08-03-2013 12:03 AM

Scottish cleats !
Now that works !
Great shelf.
Very manly !

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#14 posted 08-03-2013 04:26 AM

I feel more manly just after watching that pure awesomeness.

-- Chris S., North Atlanta, GA - woodworker,DBA, cook, photographer

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#15 posted 08-03-2013 10:40 AM

Awesome Video Steve, ya have to ignore the naysayers that don’t like your acting, you put on a fabulous show, eerrr…. I mean a manly Behemoth show.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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