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Project by David posted 01-28-2010 09:41 PM 3443 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The was a newby project. Attempt some different types of joinery and fimd out how easy or difficult different woods are to work with. Nothing is stained, just a couple coats of spar vanish. Some of the wood is recyled wood that i got from Constriction Junction in Pittsburgh ….coool place. Learned a lot! Had a blast! Spent a small fortune!





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BOB67CAM

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#1 posted 01-28-2010 10:02 PM

i dont care what anyone says, or dont say..lol that is awesome!

-- if you dont have it, build it, especially when its a stupid idea

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Jeison

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#2 posted 01-28-2010 10:03 PM

ooooooooooooo purty

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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huff

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#3 posted 01-29-2010 01:45 AM

I was hoping you would name off all the species of wood! LOL That’s really a cool look and what a great way to learn how the different woods are to work with. Very unique.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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HarleySoftailDeuce

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#4 posted 01-29-2010 02:16 AM

Looks like you used up all that extra lumber you had lying around? Nice looking too ! It always amazes me that our members are so creative and inspiring. I’ve been adding projects to my to do list…and I hope I get to live long enough to make all of them!

-- Paul, Bristol,Rhode Island

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Bob Areddy

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#5 posted 01-29-2010 04:52 AM

I’d like to see the reinforcing inside the cabinet. Is that about an 80 gallon tank? Weighs about 640 lbs, over about, what, 10 sq. feet? Just sayin’...

-- --Bob http://www.areddy.net/wood

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Shannon Bailey

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#6 posted 01-29-2010 04:31 PM

Very pretty I like all the diff wood used
Check out my tank stand and hood

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a1Jim

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#7 posted 01-30-2010 06:22 AM

Wow thats some stand

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RichinsCarpentry

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#8 posted 01-31-2010 08:56 AM

WOW, We’ve done some wild and crazy designs before but that is something I hadn’t thought of. I just might give it a shot.

-- See our blog at http://www.richinscarpentry.com

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