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Project by Jim Sellers posted 10-24-2014 03:24 PM 3468 views 57 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had quite a few plywood scraps and cut offs that I wondered what I could do with then stumbled across a picture of these and had a solution. A quick and easy build once you figure out your dimensions. Takes longer to finish than to build. Banded edges and recessed the back.

-- J.C.Sellers, Norcross, Ga. Just cut it right the first time. The best carpenters make the fewest chips.

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#1 posted 10-24-2014 03:35 PM

Excellent! now if we only had the dimensions :-) Really great project!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#2 posted 10-24-2014 03:52 PM

Very cool!

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#3 posted 10-24-2014 03:56 PM

I love this. Great job!

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#4 posted 10-24-2014 04:00 PM

What a great idea this is! And I’m sure this project would get a ton of up votes on Reddit, too.

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#5 posted 10-24-2014 04:04 PM

Interesante trabajo

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#6 posted 10-24-2014 04:07 PM

Pretty clever.

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#7 posted 10-24-2014 05:56 PM

Cool! I just might have to build a set of these.

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#8 posted 10-24-2014 07:05 PM

Very clever design, nice work.

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#9 posted 10-24-2014 07:34 PM

Great units! I bet you could knock out a ton of these once you got the dimensions/angles down! Thanks for sharing.

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#10 posted 10-24-2014 08:10 PM

Outta sight. I love them!!

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#11 posted 10-24-2014 08:14 PM

Way cool. Thanks for sharing.

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#12 posted 10-24-2014 10:20 PM

Very clever indeed!

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#13 posted 10-24-2014 10:34 PM

Great concept, great execution.
Like image 2 where the boxes balance each other.
Thanks for sharing!

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#14 posted 10-24-2014 11:03 PM

Great idea!

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#15 posted 10-24-2014 11:10 PM

Added to favorites. Thanks for sharing the idea.

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