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Project by jm82435 posted 02-16-2010 02:13 AM 6883 views 13 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have made a few of these for family and friends. They are pretty handy by the front door. This one I thought I would leave natural and used a water based polyurethane. I was very disappointed in the results. It made the oak look like plastic – go figure right? Live and learn I guess.
The second one is made from ~6/4 stock (Elm? Ash? (I think it came from a shipping crate)) and I sandblasted an inscription in the glass, using contact paper as a mask.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...





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Max

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#1 posted 02-16-2010 02:17 AM

Both are very nice and useful. Did you use plans or is it your own design?

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#2 posted 02-16-2010 02:24 AM

Nice work, that is very useful.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Derek Lyons

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#3 posted 02-16-2010 03:24 AM

This one goes in the favorites – I’ve been thinking of building one for our foyer, and this fits the bill precisely.

-- Derek, Bremerton WA --

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jm82435

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#4 posted 02-16-2010 03:42 AM

It is my own design, it evolved from mirrors and shelves I was making. I think I still have CAD drawings, if anyone is interested.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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patron

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#5 posted 02-16-2010 04:14 AM

well done ,

looks real nice ,

and useful too !

-- 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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#6 posted 02-16-2010 07:58 AM

Awesome job. I love your workmanship. Superb.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#7 posted 02-16-2010 03:36 PM

Very Nice. I’ve often thought of using sandblasting to do some glass etching. But I’ve never got around to making anything out of glass yet.

Great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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RexMcKinnon

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#8 posted 02-16-2010 08:47 PM

Cool, I really like it and need one.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#9 posted 08-04-2012 05:10 PM

Hi , do you sell these ?

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jm82435

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#10 posted 08-31-2012 10:16 PM

Have given away a few, have donated a few to fundraising auctions. I don’t recall selling any of them though..

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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