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My daughter has loved to paint and draw since she was 3 years old. Every year for christmas she asks for an easel, I have priced them in the past and they are rediculously expensive. Don’t know why I never thought of it before but this year I thought…hey, I bet I could make one of those! So I did, and she loves it. I didn’t put a finish on it yet because I wanted to see what she wanted. The whole thing is made out of birch. Found the instructions on line, they weren’t real clear, but they worked.

-- robbi-Yadahooty!





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Dennis Zongker

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#1 posted 2033 days ago

Great Job Robbi!!! Your daughter will cherish it forever.

-- Dennis Zongker

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Allison

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#2 posted 2033 days ago

I agree , good job, And you know she will cherish it forever!
PEACE!!!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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robbi

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#3 posted 2032 days ago

Thanks guys, and you’re right, she did love it. She didn’t realize I made it at first, which is always a good sign for me!!

-- robbi-Yadahooty!

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Masterchief

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#4 posted 2032 days ago

Robbi, great piece. You got the talent. Also for some good plans for children projects go to this link and you can make a joining cabinet for all of the art supplies for the easel.

http://www.popularmechanics.com/home_journal/woodworking/1273186.html

Merry Christmas

-- When you are at a point in life and you think there is nothing more to learn, then you must understand that you have learned nothing at all. Billy

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Karson

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#5 posted 2032 days ago

A very nice easle. A great job there. She will cherish it for ever.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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snowdog

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#6 posted 1727 days ago

Great job. Do you still have the URL for the plans?

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 1724 days ago

Nice easel a great build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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