First big project for the shop

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Project by Stephen posted 10-30-2007 05:10 AM 2177 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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#1 posted 10-30-2007 07:10 AM

I so meed one of them

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Thos. Angle

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#2 posted 10-30-2007 01:52 PM

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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#3 posted 10-30-2007 03:40 PM

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 10-30-2007 03:59 PM

They would add class to any shop.

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#5 posted 10-30-2007 05:52 PM

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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#6 posted 10-30-2007 06:19 PM

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

-- Bill, Turlock California,

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#7 posted 10-30-2007 09:36 PM

You just have to love all that storage space!

-- Branden - Sacramento, California -

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#8 posted 10-31-2007 07:19 AM

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

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#9 posted 11-04-2007 03:42 AM

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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#10 posted 11-27-2007 12:42 AM

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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#11 posted 08-17-2010 05:59 AM

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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