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Project by Boaz posted 05-28-2007 08:35 AM 1356 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first project on my new table saw. I used half laps to join the rails with the stiles. My wife was responsible for the fabric, and I got a good excuse to buy myself a nail gun.





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Sawhorse

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#1 posted 05-28-2007 11:15 AM

Nice joints and trhe fabric is very colorful

-- Sawhorse - Sulphur Springs, TX - www.sawhorseworkshop.com

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#2 posted 05-28-2007 12:37 PM

Nice! I can see this with a matching quilt on the bed and/or curtains.. and.. and.. lol
:)
I like it

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#3 posted 05-28-2007 03:11 PM

Very nice. And, yes a nail gun is a fair price for this…. lol

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#4 posted 05-28-2007 04:58 PM

Nice joinery . . . congrats on the nail gun!

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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Boaz

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#5 posted 05-28-2007 06:46 PM

Thanks guys. I’m not sure it’s really a nail gun. It’s more of a power stapler… ($20 from HD) :) But it sure saved a lot of time.

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#6 posted 05-28-2007 06:53 PM

Nice job Boaz. What wood did you use? I thought Poplar, but maybe something else?

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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Boaz

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#7 posted 05-28-2007 07:31 PM

It was pine (from HD as well – I don’t have a jointer/planer yet).

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#8 posted 05-30-2007 05:51 PM

Good job and excuse to add another tool to the old collection. Deb, where on earth did you get that hat, he?

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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mot

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#9 posted 05-30-2007 05:52 PM

That’s a nice job. Good job on keeping it straight!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#10 posted 06-06-2007 01:47 PM

I bought the hat a couple years ago during a vacation at Parry Sound, Ontario.
The “ears” are usually tied up but for comedic affect I let them droop. I bought the hat to keep me warm during the winter storms and there were a couple times that I was sure glad I had it.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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oscorner

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#11 posted 06-11-2007 01:50 AM

The half laps came out nice.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#12 posted 06-11-2007 02:39 AM

Debbie’s hat is half flop ears.

Nice job on the half lag joints. Was the fabric stapled to the frame or attached to something like plywood?

-- 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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Boaz

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#13 posted 06-11-2007 06:06 PM

Thanks guys.

The fabric was stapled directly to the pine frame using brads. My wife assisted me in holding it nice and tight, and I stapled away.

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