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Project by woodrookieII posted 06-16-2014 12:11 AM 1078 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok, this is gonna be a surprise…so don’t say nothin’ to nobody.

Going to the beach with some friends later this summer. So I thought I make up a couple of “beach” gifts. Started with a piece of scrap white cedar 2×4. Re-sawed it down to proper proportions and constructed these ocean beach lifeguard chairs. Legs are 6×6’s and all else is 2×6’s (proportioned). Base is pignut hickory left over from some previous project. There’s baby sea turtles on the ground under the chairs. I out-sourced the rescue boards and they came out too nice to paint red. The life rings are old circular ear rings that were just the right size. And the shells my granddaughter found in the creek across the road. (I know, the plastic is still on the shades.)

These style lamps have been made before by folks, and now I know how hard it is to make them.

Remember, don’t say nothin’.

....RookieII





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changeoffocus

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#1 posted 06-16-2014 12:59 AM

Wow, you will certainly be a welcome guest, nice job, enjoy the beach

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DIYaholic

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#2 posted 06-16-2014 02:07 AM

A fantastic job on a great gift idea!!!
How do I get an invite & a lamp???

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#3 posted 06-16-2014 08:44 AM

Really nice job. Great gift.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 06-16-2014 12:54 PM

Very cool. Very thoughtful as well. Someone is going to get a kick out of these.

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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#5 posted 06-16-2014 02:57 PM

wonderful gifts. The lamps are really cool.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#6 posted 06-16-2014 03:39 PM

Nice design and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 06-16-2014 07:01 PM

Very cool

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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