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Artist Taboret

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Project by Tom Klopfenstein posted 08-20-2015 07:52 PM 1830 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

good friend of ours wanted this taboret built. Till 2 months ago I had no idea even what it was. She was excited to say the least as we pulled it out of my trailer and into her studio. She bought the plans for this and it was a good thing, lots of parts. Fun project to build for some good friends from our church LifeGroup. 2nd one would go together much faster and I would use a few shortcuts.

-- Tom Klopfenstein





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AnttiN

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#1 posted 08-21-2015 03:30 AM

Very nice project, Mr. K., and beautifully executed. Any artist would love to have this!

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JoeinGa

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#2 posted 08-21-2015 04:01 PM

Hmm, I didn’t know what a taboret was either! Now that I see, that looks like a pretty dang nice one! Is there a reason for putting that outboard shelf on a hinge? Looks like when it’s folded in, it’ll be in the way, so they’ll just leave it open all the time anyway. Why not just build it into the design?

And what year is your Wing? I sold my 2001 about a year ago so I could put up a new workshop, and I do miss it.

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 08-21-2015 06:35 PM

I would love to have one of those myself.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 08-21-2015 06:42 PM

Not sure I still understand exactly what an artist taboret is, but your project sure is pretty.

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#5 posted 08-22-2015 01:59 AM

Oh my God. This is great.

-- Noel

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Tom Klopfenstein

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#6 posted 08-22-2015 12:10 PM

JoeinGa I don’t know why they wanted the fold out on this thing. I was given plans and asked if I could build one. one thing is when you open it it gives them an area with 90 degree angles to put paints and things in so they don’t slide around. Lots of crazy thing with this. But she was happy.

My Wing is a 2003. My tools would go before my wing would go. But I do love making sawdust.

-- Tom Klopfenstein

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