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Project by storemore posted 2002 days ago 835 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my very first woodworking project. It was made for my Mother for a christmas present. I decided to make something for her verses purchasing a gift. She loved it. There are some mistakes in it, but only a woodworker would notice. It was a great learning experience for me and came to realize that the tools make all of the difference. I hope you like it. My special thanks go out to Mark, the wood wisperer for the idea and personal help. Thank you Mark.

-- "Everythings' gonna be gravy"





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Wingstress

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#1 posted 2002 days ago

Well done, I really like the chamfers you put on the corners. It added a different dynamic to the project compared sharp corners. Keep it up, but be careful, you’ll find woodworking extremely addictive!

-- Tom, Simsbury, CT

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thewoodwhisperer

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#2 posted 2001 days ago

Agreed! The chamfers are a great touch. Nicely done my friend.

-- For free video tutorials and other cool woodworking stuff, check out http://www.TheWoodWhisperer.com

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storemore

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#3 posted 2000 days ago

Thanks for the encouragement guys,
The chamfers came as a result of a broken corner. I dropped one piece on the floor and dinged up the corner. Sometimes mistakes can improve a project. I think Mark said on one of his podcasts, There are going to be mistakes in projects, but it’s how well you hide them that really counts.

-- "Everythings' gonna be gravy"

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