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Project by Zach Hendrickson posted 03-08-2017 05:30 PM 1352 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

EDIT: Holy cow we made it to the Daily Top 3! Thanks everyone – make sure you check out the full video build here: https://youtu.be/g_R8EpiWiTI

This community is truly amazing. I think a few of you saw my first post yesterday – a butcher block desk that I could have been more thrilled to share with the world and your response and encouragement to me was nearly overwhelming. I very much look forward to being a part of this community moving forward, sharing my projects, receiving feedback, and growing in my skills.

With that, I wanted to share another project I posted a few weeks ago. Reddit didn’t love it, but my friend who commissioned me to make it for him really loved it. I was still finding my “presentation” style in this vid, so go easy on me :-)

If you want to check out my written article about it, you can see it’s final resting place in his bar. I originally thought this project would be much quicker, but it ended up taking me the better part of four total working days to complete between break down, ripping, multiple gluing assemblies, and finishing.

But…proud of it and wanted to give it a share. Cheers!

-- Zach aka The Cutting Bored, https://goo.gl/O4acGO





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pottz

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#1 posted 03-08-2017 06:52 PM

zach that piece really works well as rustic art,looks great at the of the bar.i love your videos,very well done,something i dont have the talent or time to do.now do you have a router or did you chisel out the glass stem for a rustic look?fantastic job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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Zach Hendrickson

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#2 posted 03-08-2017 07:32 PM

Thanks @Pottz – I chiseled it out and then actually use my miter saw with depth stop to cut it out more tightly.

Ideally I’d have used a router, but I don’t own one yet (and definitely didn’t at the time) so I couldn’t – but it definitely took much more work!

-- Zach aka The Cutting Bored, https://goo.gl/O4acGO

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majuvla

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#3 posted 03-08-2017 07:51 PM

Funny detail with that glass.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Zach Hendrickson

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#4 posted 03-08-2017 07:55 PM

@majuvia – ha! thanks man – in reality i should have done a few coats as it didn’t quite translate as well as I hoped, but that’s something I think I could easily fix if I wanted. thanks for watching the vid.

-- Zach aka The Cutting Bored, https://goo.gl/O4acGO

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 03-08-2017 10:29 PM

Nice work; it looks good.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Ron Aylor

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#6 posted 03-08-2017 10:33 PM

Good job … but might I have a Gibson, please!

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Zach Hendrickson

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#7 posted 03-08-2017 10:39 PM

Thanks @helluvawreck!

-- Zach aka The Cutting Bored, https://goo.gl/O4acGO

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Zach Hendrickson

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#8 posted 03-08-2017 10:39 PM

hahaha @Ron Aylor – you’re going to want something that holds a bit better than this thing!

-- Zach aka The Cutting Bored, https://goo.gl/O4acGO

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Ron Aylor

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#9 posted 03-08-2017 10:44 PM



hahaha @Ron Aylor – you re going to want something that holds a bit better than this thing!

- Zach Hendrickson

... looks like it could hold an onion to me!

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Zach Hendrickson

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#10 posted 03-08-2017 10:49 PM

@Ron Aylor Touché!

-- Zach aka The Cutting Bored, https://goo.gl/O4acGO

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