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New Project #1: Floor to ceiling shelving units

172 days ago by VCF | 5 comments »

I will be building two floor to ceiling shelving units to flank a family room fireplace. A 75” tall x 42” wide x 12” deep shelf unit will be sitting on top of a 32” tall x 42” wide x 20” deep base cabinet. Both units will be made of solid 3/4” poplar and painted white. The top will be finished off with crown moulding.

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My First Indoor Project

1869 days ago by ralmand | 10 comments »

This is my 1st attempt at building an indoor piece. I wanted a wall table for my office. It is made of red oak. I purchased some red oak on craiglist for $40.00. Most of it was only 3-5 inches wide with mitre cuts on one side. I cut off the mitres and used my table saw and planer to square the pieces up. I glued up pieces for the majority of the project. I tapered the legs on 4 sides using my table saw, with the Incra Miter 1000SE, which helped a lot! The legs are 1 3/4” at the top and ...

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The Chronicles of Moby Plank #1: Thus it begins.

2259 days ago by Texasgaloot | 2 comments »

If you’re going to get a start, it might as well be dramatic. I’ve gotten my first commissioned piece, which when finished should resemble an outdoor bar made of pecan and mesquite. The slab of pecan has been in the client’s garage for a decade, since it was harvested because their new bedroom was going to occupy the same space. It is presently 12’ long, 4” thick and 19” wide. Not bad, considering I already had the diesel pickup to haul it with. My ...

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