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Project by walden posted 08-01-2014 03:31 AM 2132 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I decided to make some shelves to hold some of my tools. They needed to be very sturdy, so I made them out of 7/8 inch poplar and used hand cut dovetails for the joints. I left the tails long for effect. They hold a lot of weight and have been a great way to organize my shop a bit. Thanks for looking.

-- "I am hiring a realtor if and when the day comes a lion is on my roof."





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pintodeluxe

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#1 posted 08-01-2014 04:35 AM

Nice looking joints. Too nice for just a tool shelf, but you will smile every time you retrieve something from that spot.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#2 posted 08-01-2014 08:25 AM

Well done….. Nice Dovetails.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 08-01-2014 01:23 PM

These are great, Walden. Fine work. Maybe too fine to be holding a Home Depot bucket.

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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#4 posted 08-01-2014 01:33 PM

Fantastic display of skill Walden. Very nice.
I like your style.

-- ~Tony

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walden

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#5 posted 08-01-2014 03:32 PM

Thanks guys!

-- "I am hiring a realtor if and when the day comes a lion is on my roof."

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#6 posted 08-01-2014 05:37 PM

Beautiful example, very skilfully done.

-- The only thing the world knows about Belfast, is that we built the Titanic..... It Sank

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