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Truck Console top

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Project by Woodbutchery posted 05-27-2017 08:09 PM 415 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Not a new new project, but done late last year.

I’ve got a Chevy Silverado and the plastic hinged top to the front seat console had been broke for some time, so I finally decided to replace it with a wooden top.

Half-lap joinery for the frame and a piece of 1/4” plywood for the panel. I used dowel pieces drilled through the center to act as spacers for the wire that ran through the hinge. I wanted the “well” in the center to hold my phones and such. This will be the first Summer with the top in place, but so far there isn’t a lot of issue with heat, and the three coats of spar varnish seem to be holding the wear just fine.

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery





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#1 posted 05-28-2017 03:03 PM

Nice cover. Wood always trumps plastic any day!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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