LumberJocks

Wall Mount Make Up table

  • Advertise with us
Project by Jim Jakosh posted 09-20-2014 08:28 PM 1888 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!!





24 comments so far

View majuvla's profile

majuvla

10393 posts in 2533 days


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

Excellent project! You are great grandpa!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

View John Stegall's profile

John Stegall

489 posts in 3182 days


#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

View CFrye's profile

CFrye

9431 posts in 1505 days


#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

View peteg's profile

peteg

4055 posts in 2488 days


#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
cheers
Pete

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

View wiswood2's profile

wiswood2

1138 posts in 3361 days


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

Very nice Jim.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

View MT_Stringer's profile

MT_Stringer

3025 posts in 2896 days


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

Nice. I need to mark this for future reference.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

View Joe Lyddon's profile

Joe Lyddon

9758 posts in 3717 days


#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: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

View HillbillyShooter's profile

HillbillyShooter

5811 posts in 1958 days


#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

View BobWemm's profile

BobWemm

2167 posts in 1591 days


#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.

-- 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.

View Jim Jakosh's profile

Jim Jakosh

18493 posts in 2771 days


#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!!

View kiefer's profile

kiefer

5323 posts in 2332 days


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

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

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

View BusterB's profile

BusterB

1961 posts in 1674 days


#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)

View doubleDD's profile

doubleDD

6144 posts in 1708 days


#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.

View Bob Collins's profile

Bob Collins

2435 posts in 3349 days


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

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

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

View Roger's profile

Roger

20754 posts in 2469 days


#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. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

showing 1 through 15 of 24 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com