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Project by RGtools posted 07-12-2015 09:54 PM 1910 views 6 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is modified from “The Farmer Shop Book” book by Louis M Roehl (well worth the purchase if you should find a copy).

I upgraded the joinery from the butt nailed system he described and replaced several of the shelves with removable bins (this was a choice based on a lack of good poplar in my shop).

Now I just need to organize the thing.

-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan





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theoldfart

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#1 posted 07-12-2015 10:04 PM

Looks full already Ryan. Nice bit of work.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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Mosquito

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#2 posted 07-12-2015 10:56 PM

The Farmer Shop Book is indeed a good book. And you don’t even need to be a farmer :-)

Looks great Ryan

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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kiefer

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#3 posted 07-13-2015 12:16 AM

Yes I need another one of those mine is overloaded never enough storage for all those little items .

If anybody is looking for the book look here and it’s free online !
http://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=coo.31924003384553;view=1up;seq=31

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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Knappen

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#4 posted 07-13-2015 05:24 AM

Kiefer, the link you show is’nt to the right book.

The right link is this:

http://hdl.handle.net/2027/coo.31924003362682

-- Knappen aka Ole - I have to try everything at least once.

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Roger

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#5 posted 07-13-2015 12:12 PM

A gr8 looking storage area. Thnx for that link Knappen. :) That’s a book full of gr8 info.

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

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 07-13-2015 01:10 PM

It’s very nice and will add a lot to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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kiefer

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#7 posted 07-13-2015 02:27 PM

Thanks for posting the right link OLE

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#8 posted 07-13-2015 04:52 PM

Love the sliding dovetails. Awesome job Ryan.

-- ~Tony

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Grumpymike

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#9 posted 07-13-2015 08:14 PM

That’s a real handy build, I like it a lot … Please get rid of the tripping hazard at the bottom; I spoke with a guy last week that tripped and fell into a running table saw, So this week I’m looking for hazards.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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Grumpymike

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#10 posted 07-13-2015 08:17 PM

Oh hey, Kiefer and Ole
Thanks for the link to the Farmer Shop Book … Full of neat stuff … I think I’ll try sharpening an old hand saw.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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ShaneA

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#11 posted 07-13-2015 08:28 PM

Dang, now I need one. Looks useful.

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ohwoodeye

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#12 posted 07-15-2015 01:29 PM

Needs doors to keep out the dust.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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