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Project by Jake Willet posted 04-14-2016 03:12 AM 1033 views 15 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are maple, walnut, and bloodwood. The sides of the trays are quatersawn maple.





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#1 posted 04-14-2016 03:20 AM

Very nice Jake,good design and build.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 04-14-2016 05:24 AM

Awesome design, especialy those thin walnut stripes on top edges of compartments. Sure better than plastic.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 04-14-2016 08:25 AM

Looks great.

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

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#4 posted 04-14-2016 08:55 AM



Awesome design, especialy those thin walnut stripes on top edges of compartments. Sure better than plastic.

- majuvla


I agree this is a great design, I think the thin strips might be the bloodwood.

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#5 posted 04-14-2016 01:06 PM

Very nice.
Someone is going to enjoy using them every day.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#6 posted 04-14-2016 01:43 PM

looks great

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#7 posted 04-14-2016 02:58 PM

Jake, this is a nice practical piece. Well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#8 posted 04-14-2016 09:24 PM

Well done. Great idea and beatiful design. Need some similar, maybe try to copy! Thank for share

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#9 posted 04-15-2016 01:07 AM

That looks beautiful. Great job there.

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Jake Willet

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#10 posted 04-15-2016 02:28 AM

Thanks to all for the nice comments!

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#11 posted 04-15-2016 03:05 AM

Very nice I like everything about it especially the arts and crafts feel but with a lil Asian flair similar to G&G. I will hav to fav these and make something similar for the wife’s desk. Good stuff!!!

-- Sometimes you're flush and sometimes you're bust, and when you're up, it's never as good as it seems, and when you're down, you never think you'll be up again, but life goes on.

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#12 posted 04-15-2016 03:25 AM

This is a beautiful design! I’m gonna have to copy you—apologies up front. My wife has been asking for something like this. Now, I have no excuses…

-- Lefty, Seaside

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Jake Willet

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#13 posted 04-20-2016 09:45 PM

Lefty,

No problems with that. You don’t have to do this but I tapered the back side of each leg in addition to the curved side of the legs. Then I notched out non-parallel mortises in the shelves. In the end, the shelves get kind of wedged into place and are held with glue.

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