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Project by Woodenwizard posted 06-22-2014 10:34 PM 802 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

10 years in the making. 10 years ago we needed a stand for our new TV. I found one that worked for $5.00 and told the wife I will build a nicer one. Well 10 years later I finally finished it. I still need to put the drawer pulls on but it is functional. The wife says I better not take another 10 years to get the pulls on. Not a problem I say I can do it in half the time. Constructed of Cherry with several coats of shellac and hand rubbed and a final coat of wax.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)





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Roger

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#1 posted 06-22-2014 11:32 PM

A nicely fit piece.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Max

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#2 posted 06-23-2014 12:01 AM

John, A very nice piece. Looks great, handles you don’t need not handles….

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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oakwood

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#3 posted 06-23-2014 12:26 AM

Nice piece of furniture and I hope that your wife realizes that such a beautiful piece of furniture just doesn’t happen overnight. Nice work.

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Woodenwizard

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#4 posted 06-23-2014 12:40 AM

Thanks guys. I tried to explain it is not the actual creating of the piece that takes the time it is the mental preparation. And Max, she said I need to be mentally prepared to get the draw pulls on soon. What do you think that means? Have you ever tried to pick out drawer pulls? There must be a million of them.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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Lenny

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#5 posted 06-23-2014 01:41 AM

It’s a wonderful piece John. The curved legs make the statement here…a real nice design element.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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Bigkahunaranch

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#6 posted 06-23-2014 03:05 PM

John, wonderful project, the execution is great.

And as far as the drawer pulls. YOU do realize that to install the drawer pulls requires a special tool, right?
Say something like a new Festool router.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Living the American dream in the best state on earth !

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kiefer

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#7 posted 06-24-2014 01:41 PM

Good work requieres good time !
No point in rushing into things .
Yes Honey I will do that too .
Now sit back a bit and enjoy your work it looks great .

-- Kiefer 松

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scrollingmom

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#8 posted 06-25-2014 03:00 PM

Very nice! I really like the design and color.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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