Creative Woodworking #19: Bet You Never Thought of This.....

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Blog entry by dakremer posted 12-12-2011 07:55 AM 2263 reads 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 18: Wooden Mechanic's Light Part 19 of Creative Woodworking series Part 20: All I can say is, "wow!!" »


-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#1 posted 12-12-2011 08:23 AM

Your right again…...........

-- mike...............

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#2 posted 12-12-2011 08:28 AM

I never did either…

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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Charles Maxwell

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#3 posted 12-12-2011 03:35 PM

You’re right, I never thought of that! Before you put holes in your kitchen counter to store the knives, think about the effects of all that water draining into the lower basin! Could get ugly.

-- Max the "night janitor" at

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#4 posted 12-12-2011 04:31 PM

That spiral staircase is going to keep me awake tonight trying to figure out how they drilled that tree for
the round tenon, or if they just put a false plug in the other side. Either way it looks great. Thank you
for sharing and making me think.

-- As ever, Gus-the 79 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#5 posted 12-12-2011 04:40 PM

Goodness gracious, these are spectacular. I’m supposed to love the woodworking but I can’t take my eye off that hammered sink.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#6 posted 12-12-2011 04:44 PM

All things unusual and out of the ordinary.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#7 posted 12-12-2011 04:48 PM

WOW, that staircase is way cool!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#8 posted 12-12-2011 11:18 PM

I essentially stole the Dare Studio’s desk design that I made and posted on here. I think that their designs are great.

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#9 posted 12-14-2011 04:51 AM

I’m glad you guys like it.

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#10 posted 12-14-2011 10:04 AM

From the look of that spiral staircase, they drilled pilot holes through the tree, drilled larger holes along them part way through, then bolted the stair treads in place and plugged the holes on the opposite side.

Asa for the sink/knife block, it might be wise to remove the knives before doing any plumbing under there!


-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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