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Project by CanalboatJim posted 10-27-2009 12:34 AM 1905 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My garage door is always open so I like to keep it neat. The shelves were really my first project that was completely of my own design. I wanted an arts and crafts look hence all of the chamfered edges. The stereo shelf started as design model for a fireplace mantel. The cabinets were hand-me-downs from a family member who remolded his kitchen. My wife keeps threatening to put my recliner out there. There’s beer in fridge, so it just might be ok.

-- Jim Westbrooks





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LarryS

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#1 posted 10-27-2009 01:15 AM

“Garage Mahal” is appropriate. Someone should move in there to appreciate your products, or perhaps you should consider making it into a showroom for a new commercial enterprise. Seriously, nice pieces.

-- Larry

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#2 posted 10-27-2009 01:32 AM

Nice idea!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 10-27-2009 01:35 AM

Too clean…............where’s the dust?..........LOL

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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huff

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#4 posted 10-27-2009 04:07 AM

neat, clean and beer in the fridge…...where’s the TV? LOL. Super shelves.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#5 posted 10-27-2009 06:58 AM

Great projects, nicely built!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 10-27-2009 07:25 AM

Very nice shelves Jim

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 10-27-2009 07:33 AM

Exquisite workmanship. The garage now looks very decent.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 10-27-2009 11:00 AM

Yep to clean! Love the miters on the end of the shelfs. They look good, beer is good I’ll be over.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Don "Dances with Wood" Butler

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#9 posted 10-27-2009 02:32 PM

I’m laughing at the name, Garage Mahal, because I took some ribbing on another forum when I bought a large shed and had them truck it to my yard and set it. They called it Shed Mahal.

But I just have to make two observations on the Garage Mahal.
First, really nice work.
Second, – Hey! show us your tools! You obviously do nice work, so I, for one, would like to see where you do it.

To repeat myself because I feel I must, NICE WORK.

d

-- Will trade wife's yarn for tools.

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#10 posted 10-27-2009 04:55 PM

I see water bottles on the counter and there’s beer in the fridge. Hmmm a man who knows how to prioritize. LOL

Great work.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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