Wall Hung Console #1: Getting started

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Blog entry by captkerk posted 09-16-2009 05:25 PM 3285 reads 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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So here’s the plan. I watched the Wall Hung Console episode of the New Yankee Workshop and my wife really liked the table. She thinks it would look great in the front hall. I thought it would be a good use of the walnut lumber my in-laws gave me, so now I’m finally getting started.

I took as many notes as I could from watching the episode and then plugged the dimensions in to SketchUp. I had to improvise some more of the dimensions since Norm didn’t mention all of them. So here’s my version of Norm’s console table.

Wall Hung Console SketchUp rendering

Here’s all the walnut ready to be machined.

Walnut lumber

The next entry should have some work done!

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#1 posted 09-16-2009 05:32 PM

That’s one of my favorite episodes! I’ve always wanted to build one. I’m looking forward to your blog. Nice choice on the walnut. It will be very classy looking.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#2 posted 09-17-2009 01:42 PM

Nice design. Now I’m going to your latest blog on this project. Thanks for posting.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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