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No den or library is complete without a globe, thats what I think anyway, so I decided to builld one, I found a really small globe and a rumage sale, its about 4 inches high, a bit small for display on the den floor, so i went and bought myself some walnut and set about building one, I turned the four legs and and the center column and cut the circles with a router, I found the globe part in an antique store and the brass finals I ordered from a lamp shade supplier. As always I give credit to my wife who has a great eye and does all the plan drawings for just about everything I build

-- islandworkshop

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#1 posted 2484 days ago

Great project. It goes well with your desk. Best keep your wife, she has a great eye for design.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 2484 days ago

Superb! Really nice! A perfect addition to your den or library.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#3 posted 2484 days ago

Oh I think I will keep her Waynec haha

-- islandworkshop

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#4 posted 2484 days ago

Great looking globe. A nice addition to any decor.

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

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#5 posted 2484 days ago

Ok canadacooler, put your hands over your head and step away from the study. That desk and that globe and that CD/cabinet thingy are mine. Bwahahahaha!!! All mine I tell ya…..

-- Jim

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#6 posted 2484 days ago

Nice project! I’ve never seen a globe project anywhere. I agree that no library or study is complete without one.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#7 posted 2484 days ago


-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#8 posted 2484 days ago

Gorgeous, and beautiful, consider yourself a wood artist. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#9 posted 2484 days ago

Very nice project and design

-- Spread love with our work

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#10 posted 2483 days ago


You also appear to have a gorgeous home. You should post a virtual tour for us!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#11 posted 2483 days ago

Okay, you can tell this is a grat project with the finish looks fantastic in just the photgraph alone! Nice work!

-- Branden - Sacramento, California -

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#12 posted 2483 days ago

Now that would add some class to any room! Great work.

-- I've cut that board three times and it's still too short!

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#13 posted 2459 days ago

I just might do that sometime for you charlie haha

-- islandworkshop

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#14 posted 2308 days ago

Hi ,just flipping through pics and came across your globe,been thinking of building one for myself.I priced globes on line.pretty pricey,but sure are nice.I really think you did an excellant job.

-- Bill in Mich

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#15 posted 2308 days ago

Glad this one came around again. Gets me thinking!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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