Engineer Castle

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Project by jleam posted 08-18-2009 03:01 PM 2631 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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It’s been too long since my last project, being deployed kind of put a damper on my woodworking interest. Leaving me only the internet to get my fix. That’s when I stumbled upon The Wood Whisperer! Marc opened up a whole new world eventually leading me here. Which got me off the computer and out to the scrap yard grabbing up old plywood and 2×4s. That and a 8 piece Cordless Dewalt set are the only thing keeping me sane until I get home to do some real woodworking and turn this into a Hobby. I’m thinking an end grain cutting board would be a nice start.

Oh, almost forgot, this was my first project this year. An Engineer Castle for my Company Command Post. It was a fun project, and taught me a lot of patients, something you need when supplies are short and Home Depot is just a little more then a quick ride to town.

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Daniel Barnes

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#1 posted 08-18-2009 03:13 PM

Being a Combat Engineer vet I must say that it looks great! Good job and stay safe. We are all praying for you and all the soldiers who are deployed in harms way.

-- Daniel Barnes, Missouri,

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#2 posted 08-18-2009 03:52 PM

Looks good. Remember with each passing day you are one step closer to home.

God Bless you on your journey.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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Gerald Miller

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#3 posted 08-18-2009 04:57 PM

As a former Combat Engineer I also say it looks good. What unit are you in by the way?

-- Jerry Miller

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#4 posted 08-18-2009 05:58 PM

Looks great and thank you for the service to our country!

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#5 posted 08-18-2009 07:57 PM

Glad to have you here and Proud to have you serving stay strong Castle looks great.

-- David '65

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#6 posted 08-18-2009 08:03 PM

Nice project to scratch the woodworking itch – Hooah!

B Co, 8th Eng Bn, 1st CD

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#7 posted 08-18-2009 08:05 PM

Great job on the castle. Thak care and come home safely. We thank all of the guys and gals that are keeping the bad guys away from our doors.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#8 posted 08-18-2009 09:14 PM

cool casle

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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Kent Shepherd

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#10 posted 08-18-2009 09:24 PM

Thanks for posting—-But more than that, Thanks for SERVING!!!!!!!!!!!!


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#11 posted 08-18-2009 10:16 PM

THANK you for serving us all, come home safe so you can make mountains of sawdust!

-- Powered by Smith & Wilson~~~

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#12 posted 08-25-2009 04:32 AM

Essayons, good work. Keep the faith and stay safe. BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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