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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 10-11-2007 08:58 PM

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 10-11-2007 09:07 PM

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

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#3 posted 10-11-2007 09:38 PM

Oh I think I will keep her Waynec haha

-- islandworkshop

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#4 posted 10-11-2007 09:58 PM

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 soon moving to Virginia †

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#5 posted 10-11-2007 10:09 PM

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 10-12-2007 12:02 AM

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 10-12-2007 12:09 AM


-- 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 10-12-2007 05:21 AM

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 10-12-2007 03:02 PM

Very nice project and design

-- Spread love with our work

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#10 posted 10-12-2007 03:51 PM


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 10-12-2007 07:36 PM

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 10-13-2007 12:55 PM

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 11-06-2007 05:08 AM

I just might do that sometime for you charlie haha

-- islandworkshop

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#14 posted 04-05-2008 12:59 AM

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 04-05-2008 01:01 AM

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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