Wall Mount Make Up table

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 09-20-2014 08:28 PM 1775 views 6 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The middle grand daughter called as asked if I could make her and extension to her make up table to hold her blow dryer, curling iron and one other long thing with a cord on it. I said sure and went there to take dimensions. Granddaughter #3 was there and said Grandpa, I don’t have a make up table, will you make me one and put the holes right in the top for the blow dryer etc?? I can’t say no to those girls!!

Anyway here are the two pieces. they are pine and painted with white enamel. The table is 11 1/4” x43” long with a shelf under neath and a power cord hole all the way through on the left end. I just mounted them a few minutes ago into the studs.

The extension is screwed to the existing table and to the wall.

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#1 posted 09-20-2014 08:55 PM

Excellent project! You are great grandpa!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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John Stegall

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#2 posted 09-20-2014 09:15 PM

I hope my grandaughter’s do not see this Jim. I would have to try and sneak my Unisaw onto an Air France plane bound to Paris, then onto the train…It might not fit into the trunk of my rented Focus ;>}

-- jstegall

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#3 posted 09-20-2014 10:08 PM

Nice going, Grandpa Jim!
John, there’s always hand tools… ;-)
Thanks for sharing, Jim.

-- God bless, Candy

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#4 posted 09-20-2014 10:58 PM

Go on Jim, they simply know who’s an easy touch ::))
Great job mate, they are lucky girls with a No1 gramps

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#5 posted 09-20-2014 11:00 PM

Very nice Jim.

-- Chuck, wiswood2

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#6 posted 09-20-2014 11:30 PM

Nice. I need to mark this for future reference.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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#7 posted 09-20-2014 11:43 PM

That’s FUN! Isn’t it?

GREAT FUN… the best…

Nice going!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#8 posted 09-20-2014 11:45 PM

Great job Grandpa! Guess everyone knows who is the soft touch in the family. ;-)

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#9 posted 09-21-2014 12:23 AM

Great job Jim, like the others have said, it’s easy to see who is a soft touch.
But then isn’t it wonderful to be loved and appreciated.
You are a lucky man.
Thanks for sharing.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#10 posted 09-21-2014 12:31 AM

Thank you all for the nice comments. The little one just got home and called to thank me. She was so excited that I did it so fast for her. They are worth ever minute of the work!!

Hi John, a skill saw and a hand jigsaw and drill will do the trick!!They’ll fit in a carry on!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#11 posted 09-21-2014 12:44 AM

Good going Grandpa but then what are we for .
Well done with love.


-- Kiefer

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#12 posted 09-21-2014 01:10 AM

Nice job Jim….glad the wife didn’t see that before she had me build her “tool holder”... Lol oh BTW, thanks for the dimensions on the but crackers… Should help a bunch sir

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#13 posted 09-21-2014 01:31 AM

These could catch on quickly Jim. The different size holes will hold some odd shaped things. Love those grandchildren.
Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#14 posted 09-21-2014 08:52 AM

Nice projects Jim, good to hear the grandchildren appreciated your efforts.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#15 posted 09-21-2014 10:16 AM

Gr8 stuff Grandpa Jim. Sure looks smooth.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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