Printer Stand

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Project by jhawkinnc posted 1800 days ago 3376 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a project that I made a couple of years ago for our home office. We were running out of desk top space for our printers so I modified a Woodsmith file cabinet plan into a “double decker” printer stand. The materials are maple, birch plywood, and mahogany accents. It’s made with mortise and tenon joinery. I didn’t have too many tools then so the whole thing was made with a table saw, jig saw, and a small drill press—and lots of sanding. It’s finished with a few coats of poly.

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#1 posted 1800 days ago

Nice I like the contrast of two woods

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 1800 days ago

You sir are to be highly complimented. Considering the tools you used this project turned out fabulous. Let me take that back…with a full shop of the best tools this turned out great!

Your design elements are very appealing and the mahogany/maple contrast works very well.
Thanks for sharing!

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#3 posted 1800 days ago

I agree completely with ratchet. That is a great piece no matter which tools you used and all the more impressive that you used few.

-- --It's not how long you live, but how you live that makes it a life.--

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#4 posted 1800 days ago

as they say on TV – nicely done…........

-- mrsawdust, pittsburgh,pa.

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#5 posted 1800 days ago

Really nice looking piece. I like the design.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 1774 days ago

geat detailing, it really lifts the piece and makes it something special.

-- ... must be time for a cup of tea and a sit-down

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