Nautical Theme Projects

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Project by David Murray posted 11-15-2009 06:14 PM 3268 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife likes lighthouse’s and nautical themes and I was in the Navy so we decorated our family room with this theme. These are some of the items I made.

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 11-15-2009 06:39 PM

Dave, these are really interesting projects. It takes a combination of imagination, a touch of artistry and plenty of woodworking talent to complete projects like these.

Nice job.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 11-15-2009 07:22 PM

Throw a board across the two middle shelves of the bookcase and you can go fishing. Great work.

-- Abe Low, Fine furniture, Sacramento, CA

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#3 posted 11-15-2009 08:08 PM

Great bunch of projects.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#4 posted 11-15-2009 08:23 PM

I’m impressed! Any of these would be welcome in my living room. They would go quite well with my brass ship’s wheel coffee table. More ideas for projects. Why didn’t I think of anchor legs for the table I built? Back to the drawing board….

-- JoeR Nothing that I could make will ever be perfect but I'll use it anyway.

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#5 posted 11-15-2009 10:44 PM

Great ideas and great projects. I agree with Abe, you could take your bookcase fishing. lol

-- John @

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#6 posted 11-15-2009 11:56 PM

Not really sure if it’s water tight. lol

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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#7 posted 11-16-2009 02:07 AM

very nice projects. Perfect!


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#8 posted 11-16-2009 04:26 AM

Nice work!

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#9 posted 11-16-2009 06:29 AM

i love the boat book shelf!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 11-16-2009 10:26 PM

Being a Navy guy myself for over 20 years… had to comment on the “theme” of these projects…
GREAT CHOICE and BZ on the results…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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#11 posted 01-03-2010 05:04 AM

I really like the anchor legs for the table, nice touch with the book case too.

US Navy Retired

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#12 posted 03-23-2010 05:11 AM

I too really like those tables. Great idea!

-- Janice

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#13 posted 08-18-2012 09:57 PM

All the projects are great!

-- Jay, Texas, @MyGarage.home

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