Easel for my wife

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Project by zjll posted 04-04-2017 03:15 AM 701 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this easel for my artistic wife. Wood used is poplar and maple. Fairly simple project, after I figured out how to make the box movable up and down on the converging rails. Finish is just clear store-bought shellac.
(I have no idea why the pictures downloaded side ways?)

-- ZJ

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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 04-04-2017 07:34 PM

Good work … kudos on the movable box!

As to the photos … perhaps this will help … Uploading Photos ... A Tutorial

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#2 posted 04-04-2017 09:53 PM

You did a very nice job on this easel.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#3 posted 04-04-2017 10:32 PM

That’s really very well thought out and executed. Woodworking projects can provide utility for other hobbies too. She’ll surely enjoy using that easel :)

-- Bill, Yo! Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#4 posted 04-05-2017 02:46 AM

Thanks everyone for the kind comments. I am only a “weekend warrior” and in a process of setting up my little garage shop. Also an avid reader of this website, which is an excellent source of ideas and know-hows for me.
And I promise I will learn how to download photos correctly :) Thank you Ron Aylor!!!!!!!

-- ZJ

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#5 posted 04-05-2017 02:52 PM

My pleasure, ZJ … a little practice and you’ll be a pro!

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#6 posted 04-22-2018 02:21 AM

Love it

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