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Project by JoeSweeney posted 06-09-2016 06:17 PM 436 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Here is my first “real” project. I needed a storage solution in our living/entertainment room to get it better organized. It is a few shelves for the electronics and a cubby unit.

One of my objectives in building the cubby unit was to build something with no fasteners. So I got some practice with dado & rabbet joints and elmers wood glue. Have to admit I cheated on the back panel. Lots of screws holding that in. I envisioned the kids knocking the back panel off as they through things into the bins.

-- Joe, Saugerties NY





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Richard W. Hyman Jr

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#1 posted 06-16-2016 04:18 PM

Looks good. What kind of finish are you thinking of throwing on there?

-- VR, Richard "Fear is nothing more than a feeling. You feel hot. You feel hungry. You feel angry. You feel afraid. Fear can never kill you"--Remo Williams

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#2 posted 06-23-2016 04:18 PM

Actually I wAnted a clear finish so I used Miniwax Polycrylic. As advertised there was completely clear.

-- Joe, Saugerties NY

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