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Project by jSchrock posted 1934 days ago 946 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project took a lot more work than i had intended. A 2×8 was used and cut into 3/8 strips and then glued together and put into a jig to curve the wood. i was surprised at how strong the strips are my niece and nephew use it for a bridge and their between 40 to 60 lbs a piece.





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TedM

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#1 posted 1934 days ago

This is cool! And yes, could be used as a small bridge.

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 1934 days ago

I can see where this could be a lot of work. Cool idea!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Napaman

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#3 posted 1933 days ago

i thought it was a bridge too…cool planter…would love to see it with plants…

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Tom Adamski

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#4 posted 1933 days ago

J,
That is very elegant. I like the way it just flows! How did you assemble it? Is it mortised & tennoned???

Tom

-- Anybody can become a woodworker, but only a Craftsman can hide his mistakes.

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hairy

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#5 posted 1933 days ago

I like it! I wish I was creative like that.

-- brown shoes don't make it...

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 1933 days ago

multi-purpose :)

beautiful

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jSchrock

48 posts in 1938 days


#7 posted 1932 days ago

tom

the planter platform are held up with 1/2 in. cleats on the inside then i nailed the strips on yeah i cheated.

Matt

took the plants off for winter.

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