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Project by buffalo689 posted 06-02-2010 05:14 PM 2997 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have to make these in panels so i can deliver and install with a minimal amount of cutting and grinding. It’s a gov base with people all over the place, so i can’t finish anything in place, or take a camera in with me either, so no finished pics..these are for two different conf rooms. Me and the pup been sanding and spraying for a week..gotta love it !

-- bill





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 06-02-2010 05:18 PM

a big job Bill ,finishing can take more time than building a project. Looks great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 06-02-2010 05:20 PM

Very cool project. alot of work going on there.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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blockhead

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#3 posted 06-02-2010 05:28 PM

Ouch! Better you than me. :) It looks like you got yourself a new toy in the last pic.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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buffalo689

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#4 posted 06-02-2010 05:35 PM

blockhead, I had to get that saw, osha would have had a baby if they saw my 12 incher with no guards on it (honest honey, I REALLY needed it), plus I got a slammin deal on it ($340.00),but that’s another story

-- bill

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savannah505

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#5 posted 06-02-2010 06:31 PM

Great looking work you got going there. I have had same problem with picture taking of the work I did at Rush Limbaughs estate. It really sucks when you can’t get pictures of finished project.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Blinky

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#6 posted 06-02-2010 06:41 PM

Quite a project you have there! All the hard work is done now, right? Installation will be a SNAP! right?

-- Mark, Portland, OR - what's for dinner?

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CharlieM1958

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#7 posted 06-02-2010 06:50 PM

Dang, I sure wish I could get my dog to sand. All she wants to do is supervise.

Nice work, btw!

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

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bigfish_95008

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#8 posted 06-02-2010 10:07 PM

Good thing you have good sized building – if I did a project of that size the whole back yard would have to be used.
Great looking parts – wish we could see the end project, but realize your limitations – I can even tell you what I work on.
Allen

-- bigfish "I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it." Vincent Van Gogh

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SCOTSMAN

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#9 posted 06-02-2010 10:09 PM

I’d love that kind of panelling in my house.Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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blockhead

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#10 posted 06-03-2010 11:34 AM

You’re right Bill, osha would throw a fit.
$340 for a 12” Makita? Nice score!!!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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woody57

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#11 posted 06-03-2010 10:51 PM

great looking work
I had to do some work in a federal building once. It housed the FBI among others. The security was a
nightmare. They wanted to confiscate allot of my tools. Finally convenced them that I needed that stuff.

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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Quixote

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#12 posted 06-04-2010 03:02 AM

Woody, that’s great.

Several years ago, I was ‘lent out’ by the army to teach some courses for a local police department who had just received surplus M16’s from the Fed.

As a safety measure, we weren’t allowed to unpack the bayonets as they were on the list of dangerous items.

The machine guns were OK, but the bayonets had to stay put away…

Q

-- I don't make sawdust...I produce vast quantities of "Micro Mulch."

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#13 posted 06-04-2010 03:31 AM

nice, that is a lot of molding…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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