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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 354 days ago 2403 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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#1 posted 354 days ago

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 354 days ago

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 354 days ago

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 354 days ago

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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#5 posted 354 days ago

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 354 days ago

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 354 days ago

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 354 days ago

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 354 days ago

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

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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#10 posted 354 days ago

Nice looking project and very funny

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#11 posted 354 days ago

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 353 days ago

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 353 days ago

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

-- Having fun...Eric

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#14 posted 353 days ago

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 353 days ago

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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