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Project by Stephen posted 2445 days ago 2017 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After a week of storing every tool on the floor these draws and work bench couldn’t have come sooner. They are the first “real” project to come out of the shop…ever so even thought they aren’t perfect (trust me they aren’t), I am pretty happy with them. Plus we (my father and I) have learned a lot form the project.

-- It's always easier to beg forgiveness than ask permission.





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sandhill

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#1 posted 2445 days ago

I so meed one of them

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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Thos. Angle

4435 posts in 2546 days


#2 posted 2445 days ago

I’ve looked over all three of your projects. It looks like you are on your way. If you need any help, just ask. There are several pretty fair woodworkers here who will give you lots of advise. Some of it might even be worth what you pay for it.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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CharlieM1958

15623 posts in 2802 days


#3 posted 2445 days ago

Thos., that’s so funny it’s true. :-)

Stephen, great project. I really need to do something like this as well.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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dennis mitchell

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#4 posted 2445 days ago

They would add class to any shop.

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mot

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#5 posted 2445 days ago

Nice! Something that nice would stick out like a sore thumb in my 2×4 world. Great job.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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Bill

2579 posts in 2745 days


#6 posted 2445 days ago

Great bench Stephen. A lot of storage space, and work space as well.

-- Bill, Turlock California, http://www.brookswoodworks.com

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Branden

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#7 posted 2445 days ago

You just have to love all that storage space!

-- Branden - Sacramento, California - www.ShopDogUSA.com

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cajunpen

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#8 posted 2444 days ago

Nice bench Stephen. Looks like it will help you get everything organized.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Stephen

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#9 posted 2440 days ago

I love this place, so many positive people! The truth is, it helps a lot when your just starting out fighting a mean learning curve

-- It's always easier to beg forgiveness than ask permission.

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Chris

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#10 posted 2418 days ago

Great looking bench and cabinet Stephen! Did you and your dad design and build from scratch or work from a plan?

I have yet to tackle larger scale cabinets… That should change when I start turning my garage into a real workshop after the new year starts.

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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lizardhead

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#11 posted 1423 days ago

Hey Stephen where’s the wheels, (my shop is so small every thing is on wheels)

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

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