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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 04-16-2015 03:04 PM 1704 views 0 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one of 2 boxes my wife requested to put her larger pieces of stained glass in to keep the colors separated and also so she can retrieve them easily. I did not have enough of the 1/2” plywood to make them both at once .
This box goes on a shelf in a small closet that I fitted with shelves years ago.

It is made from 1/2” Baltic birch plywood from LJ Doug Scott ( THANKS DOUG!!! , again). It is nailed and glued together. I had to splice a piece on the back of the top and bottom because I made a wrong size cut and wanted to salvage the wood I had. It is not the same thickness as regular 1/2” ( or 15/32”) plywood. She’ll never see it

The dividers are 1/8” maple plywood that was used for protective sheeting for maple plywood from another source. The box is finished with wiped on shellac.

I thought that she may have small pieces in the back that she needs to retrieve and it would not be a good idea to reach into those sheets of glass, so I made this little hook stick to go with it for just those times. I make hook sticks for all the cars for the stuff that drops down along side the console that you can’t get to with your hand.

cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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grizzman

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#1 posted 04-16-2015 03:15 PM

really nice job jim, i find working in our shops that when things are organized and i know where things are, i work best, i know your wife will love these…does she have a web site or a place tht she posts her work, i would enjoy seeing it…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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luv2learn

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#2 posted 04-16-2015 03:23 PM

Very nice Jim. I’m guessing your wife appreciates a husband that is so handy :-)

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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WoodNSawdust

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#3 posted 04-16-2015 03:25 PM

nice looking project!

-- "I love it when a plan comes together" John "Hannibal" Smith

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scrollingmom

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#4 posted 04-16-2015 06:29 PM

Very nice. She is going to love it.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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majuvla

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#5 posted 04-16-2015 06:38 PM

You and your five are wonderful team with incredible hobbies and function very well together. Nice storage cabinet.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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HillbillyShooter

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#6 posted 04-16-2015 09:45 PM

Very nicely done, and I particularly like your little hook stick and the idea for using one on your car.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Grumpy

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#7 posted 04-17-2015 03:55 AM

Another great idea Jim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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UncleStumpy

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#8 posted 04-17-2015 09:42 AM

Why don’t you score some points with your wife and post a couple of pics of her work along with your next project?
Happy wife, happy life!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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Cliff

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#9 posted 04-17-2015 10:51 AM

Very nice Jim. it will keep everything tidy and in place.

Regards,

Cliff.

-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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BobWemm

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#10 posted 04-17-2015 11:48 AM

Great Job Jim,
we have something similar, except ours holds 2ft square sheets.
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.

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Jim Jakosh

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#11 posted 04-17-2015 11:58 AM

Thanks guys. You gotta keep mama happy!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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grizzman

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#12 posted 04-17-2015 12:14 PM

jim is there a place to see your wifes work

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 04-17-2015 05:17 PM

Jim, that make a real nice storage unit and it’s very handy and practical.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Roger

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#14 posted 04-17-2015 07:11 PM

That’s gonna work gr8 I think.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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Joe Lyddon

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#15 posted 04-18-2015 04:54 AM

You had FUN making that lil storage rack for your wife…

Very NICE!

-- 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"

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