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Pine Shaker Closet Dresser #6: Just needs to get a coat of lacquer.

04-23-2012 11:00 PM by PaBull | 5 comments »

I found a little time between driving kids to dancing lessons, cleaning the pool, checking on the crew in the greenhouses (working overtime on Saturday), to work on the dresser. I have the feeling I started five other uncompleted projects while this dresser is waiting for attention. But we finally got to the point that the dresser is complete, the top is on, the drawers all line up, the drawer fronts are on, the hardware is temporarily installed. I am happy with the result. ...

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Lessons Learned #1: Star Trek and Pine warping

03-29-2012 03:57 PM by Rha7 | 4 comments »

Yeah pine warping, not time warping, but since I’m a fan, I think my pine wood got confused and decided to start warping, this project became a mess, I had to set up a second rail in the bottom to force it straight, it doesn’t look all that bad once in it’s place, but I should have read before that “buy the wood the day you’ll use it” or something like that… I? still have lots and lots to learn, my wife? she stills pretends not to notice.

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The inspiring treasures of a Grandfathers woodwork

03-05-2012 12:17 AM by jjw5858 | 6 comments »

Hey friends, I wanted to share a project/blog….that never got on here, as it was done probably in the late 1960’s from what I have learned. I remember as a child going and snooping as all young kids do..and going into my Grandparents bedroom and being in awe…of this wooden closet…lol. My father told me that this became a side project of my Grandfathers and he did it as a pastime hobby.I am amazed that the work is so clean all done in Cedar…and so new lookin...

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Dressing and Bath area for the Mrs.

03-07-2011 05:17 AM by Les Hastings | 12 comments »

I was up to the house on Friday to deliver a couple of things and talk about some more carvings for the job. I was hoping they would be done with her area, but as you can see by the pictures I took that they have a little ways to go yet. Hopefully I’ll get a chance to go back up when its all complete and get more photo’s then. Until then here’s a few photo’s to give you the general idea of things will look in the end Thanks f...

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Bedroom Closet #3: Shelves Installed

02-11-2010 06:45 AM by Broooklyn | 3 comments »

The puppies are now installed with metal L brackets. L brackets were not the look at I was going for but I figured they give good support without having to block off the left side of the shelves with a support beam. If I had a router, I may have attempted to inset the L bracket into the bottom of the shelf but for now, this newbie is happy enough. Anybody ever veneer an L bracket? :) Not the most artistic project but fun nonetheless. p.s. That’s an IKEA sliding door that I hacked ...

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Bedroom Closet #1: Shelf Design

02-02-2010 12:13 AM by Broooklyn | 7 comments »

As one of first, very simple projects, I’m going to make some shelves in the bedroom closet (which is oddly shaped). So I have some newbie questions. I’m concerned about the smaller shelves to the right. These shelves will hold shoeboxes and folded clothing. I’m wondering if support is needed along the left side of the shelves. I don’t want to put L brackets since I think they’ll look ugly. There is the possibility of clamping a support mechanism to the near b...

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Entry Closet Project #8: The End is Here!

01-09-2008 04:58 AM by Todd A. Clippinger | 31 comments »

Finished! Well it’s been a long journey and it did not end without one extra push. I finished installing the copper handles Monday by 11:30. There was a couple of scratches but I was certain I could buff them out. This is a skill that goes with the territory. I worked on the finish for the next six hours and I could not get the finish to blend. How to Remove a Scratch- After exhausting all other options this is what I resorted to today: Yes you are seeing it correctly...

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Entry Closet Project #7: One Step Closer!

01-06-2008 03:16 AM by Todd A. Clippinger | 26 comments »

Another Milestone I am pretty excited to share with you guys today’s progress. I got all of the handle pieces finished! Next I have some touch up on the doors and the final install. I am sure I will have a full day of technical sweating. I had to brush the pieces again on the wire wheel to brighten the finish. I then hung them from the ceiling and wiped them down thoroughly with acetone. This strips any oil from the surface. I sprayed them with an acrylic resin lacquer by Sh...

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Entry Closet Project #6: The End is Near!

01-04-2008 07:02 AM by Todd A. Clippinger | 26 comments »

Getting Closer… Well guys I can hardly stand it! I am getting so close to done on this project and yet there is so much to do. I just want to go home and be with my wife and my dogs so bad. This job has been a nail biter every step of the way. The more I get done, the more work I have at risk if I should screw up. A mistake could cost the equivalent of a good used car – NO KIDDING. If you want to do high-end work, the risk is high too. That is one factor most don’t...

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Entry Closet Project #5: OH, Baby It's Hot!

12-29-2007 06:33 AM by Todd A. Clippinger | 34 comments »

Exciting Progress.. I am making some great progress on my closet project. I currently have the copper rods in a machine shop where the parts are being fabricated. The clients and I had talked about changing the lights to better illuminate the fine work that I have produced. While the metal work is being done I decided to go ahead and install the new lights. WOW! Man-OH-Man! Does it ever look fantastic! Here is the closet with the old lights: Here is the closet with the n...

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