Nautical Theme Projects

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Project by David Murray posted 1749 days ago 2292 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 1749 days ago

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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Abe Low

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#2 posted 1748 days ago

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 1748 days ago

Great bunch of projects.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1748 days ago

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 1748 days ago

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

-- John @

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David Murray

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#6 posted 1748 days ago

Not really sure if it’s water tight. lol

-- Dave from "The Sawdust Shed"

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James Lango

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#7 posted 1748 days ago

very nice projects. Perfect!


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#8 posted 1748 days ago

Nice work!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#9 posted 1748 days ago

i love the boat book shelf!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#10 posted 1747 days ago

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 1700 days ago

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 1621 days ago

I too really like those tables. Great idea!

-- Janice

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#13 posted 741 days ago

All the projects are great!

-- Jay, Texas, @MyGarage.home

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