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Kid Sized Media Center for the fall 2009 Sawdust Chronicles Build Challange

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Project by Shawn Sealer posted 11-15-2009 11:32 PM 2131 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This media center was built for a special needs class in the city of Lancaster. Students will use this table to listen to music for educational purposes and as a reward. This table was built for the Fall 2009 Sawdust Chronicles Build Challenge. The table is made of Red Oak with Walnut and Ebony inlays. The table has mortise and tenon joinery with oak pegs through the tenons for strength and capped with Ebony plugs. The shelf on the top will house CD players with headphone storage below. The router carving on the side was done with a router, chisels, files and rasps. This was my first serious project that involved my first trip to a hardwood dealer (oh all the glorious wood). I think the school and the kids will like it. I video-taped the building of this and I am thinking about making a podcast out of it. More to come later.

-- -Shawn





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#1 posted 11-16-2009 04:44 AM

Nice work!

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#2 posted 11-16-2009 04:47 AM

Hey shawn
Now that’s cool great design ,great details great build just plain nice up and down.

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#3 posted 11-16-2009 04:54 AM

this is some nice work , shawn .

for a guy that only has 1 1/2 years in ,
you are very good .

keep it up , i’d like to see more !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 11-16-2009 06:13 AM

beautiful job!!! the kids will love it…

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#5 posted 11-17-2009 09:34 PM

Nice job, the inlays and carvings make this piece

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

#6 posted 11-24-2009 09:49 PM

Great job, Shawn! Congratulations on completing your project and winning the Rockler prize! Check out our latest blog post all about it!

-- Create with Confidence

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#7 posted 12-07-2009 11:26 PM

I love it, the inlays are great and I like the carvings just a great job!

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#8 posted 09-20-2013 10:59 PM

Very well done ! Great design and details : )

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