|Project by Craftsman on the lake||posted 04-18-2009 02:57 PM||4377 views||3 times favorited||14 comments|
I just thought I’d show an unusual request for a shelving unit. A customer (yup been woodworking for about 6 months now and I got a customer woowoo!) is opening a new home office for his business. He produces advertising materials, posters and such. He needed a mobile shelving unit 48”x48” x 40” tall. Here’s the nearly finished unit. I’ve still got to plug the bolt holes, sand and apply some finish to it. It’s made of select fir with fir plywood to keep the costs down for him. Another point of interest: of course it won’t fit through a standard doorway so the whole thing knocks down and I’ll have to assemble it onsite. I sent him a picture of it.. he loved it. I think he was expecting 4 posts and some plywood. I also don’t think he realizes how big this is for a shelving unit, using entire half sheets of plywood for a shelf.
This is all in fun of course. I’m not in business with this stuff. I’m just looking for an excuse to get someone to pay for some wood so I can make something and maybe buy a new tool with the results. Right now I’m looking at either a Kreg master pockethole jig or a biscuit joiner. Both could be handy.
-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.