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Project by Dale posted 05-30-2010 05:29 PM 935 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first foray into a furniture type project. I made this microwave cart for my mother. I used pocket screws for case construction, and made top with MDF and tiled it with some left over tiles from a kitchen remodel. it is made from poplar, stained and then finished with poly. I then put casters under it for easy moveability. I did make several mistakes making it but learned a lot in the process. forgive the picture quality and angles, I am not a photographer.

-- Dale, manufacturer of exquisite mounds of firewood and sawdust.





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Sailor

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#1 posted 05-30-2010 06:23 PM

Great job! Not bad at all being your first time making those nice doors. No way I could have done that my first time…...

-- Dothan, Alabama Check out my woodworking blog! http://woodworkingtrip.blogspot.com/ Also my Youtube Channel's Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/SailingAndSuch

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#2 posted 05-30-2010 06:29 PM

Good job. Now you can truthfully say that your first furniture project was a success.

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

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#3 posted 05-30-2010 06:31 PM

A great first project

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 05-30-2010 07:38 PM

Good work. Its great looking and I’ll bet your mom can make good use of it AND I bet she is as proud of it as you are!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#5 posted 05-31-2010 03:18 AM

Wow, beautiful microwave cart, superb work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#6 posted 05-31-2010 03:31 PM

Turned out very nice. Good work on your cart.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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#7 posted 06-06-2010 09:41 PM

Beautiful microwave cart.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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