Bar for Mama's Deck

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Project by sawdustcreater posted 04-12-2010 10:48 PM 1500 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey everyone, This is my latest project. I was told by mama that this was to be done before pool season. It is a bar that i’‘m sure i will be the one tending when she needs a fruity drink by the pool.(yeah ruff life she’s got huh.) Any way i got to get in the shop for a couple days guilt free and use up some scrap cutoffs from the deck to build it. Turned out ok for scraps i guess. This is actually the first time i have used my new kreg pocket screw jig (had to have it to build this, so she thinks hahaha) It works great. Let me know what you think and hopefully she will have me build her something else so i can stay in the shop. (even with the saw going still alot quieter in there.) Thanks for looking.

-- The wife asks me all the time "what ya makin" SAWDUST duh ,

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#1 posted 04-13-2010 02:10 AM

Remember—-if Mama’s happy, everybodies happy! This was a great use of your scraps. What time did you say the marguritas would be served??

-- My goal in life is to be as good a person as my dog already thinks I am---author unknown

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brian watts

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#2 posted 04-13-2010 02:44 AM

wow . very nice .liek the way you done the front of it.. A+ job.. she will be happy now … GO buy you the bandsaw….


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#3 posted 04-13-2010 02:55 AM

Very cool project and looks awesome. I love the design of the tabletop. Not sure the Kreg screws, though, count as cycled fasteners.


-- There is little that is simple when it comes to making a simple box.

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#4 posted 04-13-2010 04:16 AM

Looks great!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#5 posted 04-13-2010 01:00 PM

Poor fella..mama the slavedriver, making you work in your shop. !!! BIG GRIN !! Bet she likes this. The slanting door panels really make this eye-catching. Nice work

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#6 posted 04-16-2010 04:13 PM


-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#7 posted 04-26-2010 03:50 PM

Nice work!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 05-03-2010 11:03 PM

Thanks for all the kind words. Keep them tools sharp and cutting chips boys and girls.

-- The wife asks me all the time "what ya makin" SAWDUST duh ,

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