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This might be hard to admit but...

2174 days ago by ganders | 17 comments »

has anyone ever built some too big to get out of the shop? (Or into the location that it was intended to go?) I have almost done it twice: 1. I was building a hope chest for my soon to be wife. This was one of my first projects. I thought the dimensions in the plans were a bit small so I expanded them a little. I was dry fitting the pieces together when I noticed that the doorway might be a little too slim. (Notice how I blamed the doorway.) With a little effort I was able to squeeze the chest out of the door. Another 1/8 inch and it would have been even funnier. 2. Since I did not learn my lesson, several years latter I build a skin on frame kayak in my basement. I had t...

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