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cleaning out my scrap bins #7: tree branch, picture easel / music stand.

10-04-2014 12:06 AM by hobby1 | 2 comments »

This was the main branch that broke off the tree, I started yesterday with this project by stripping all the bark off completely down to the bare whitewood, with my angle grinder, then I used my dremel to smooth out all the loose rough jagged edges, then I put it aside for the evening until I could think of what I wanted to do with it. This morning I decided to build it into a (picture frame easel / music stand), the base is some old scrap pine 2×6 , and the easel was made from some cherry slats I had left over, from a previous commision job of building a cherry slat bench top, then I wiped on some colonial maple stain on all the components, then finished assembling it this ev...

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