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Project by tchara posted 06-04-2016 09:03 PM 529 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This project was done using some purchased plans, I downloaded online. It’s my first non shop related jig or workbench.
My wife wanted something to place on an old stump in our front yard. It was the most challenging piece I have done thus far. I learned a lot about cutting angles and tapers. Everything I’ve done in the past has mostly been 90 degree corners. This required compound angles. But it seems to have turned out OK, and my wife is happy.





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woodshaver (Tony)

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#1 posted 06-04-2016 10:52 PM

That is really cool. I always wanted to make one but our subdivisions association would no allow it.

-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 06-05-2016 01:46 AM

That is really nice looking and best of all your wife likes it. You the Man!

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 06-05-2016 07:29 PM

You did a nice job on this yard ornament.

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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#4 posted 06-06-2016 07:28 AM

Beautiful project,colourfull with lot of details. Sure it will be very attractive on front yard.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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