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Charging station

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Project by Archer72 posted 10-26-2017 02:14 AM 536 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So I got the plans for this from whoa, and since my wife had been talking about one I decided to go a head and make it. Took a lot more wood then I had anticipated or calculated for. Mainly this was due to the width of board I was getting at first. Had to due some joining and resawing to get all the dimensions needed. In the end the wife is happy with it, so I won’t complain, me I think I could have done better, but I did learn some new things from this build. Oh the wood used was cherry, with just clear gloss polyeurathane for finish. One last thing I forgot to mention the trim panel and the door are held in place by magnets so you can access the recess for the power wires, and the area for the surge protector.

-- Archer





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 10-26-2017 12:36 PM

Neat. I love magnetic holding devices !!

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

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 10-26-2017 03:54 PM

You sure did a fine job on this charging station and it will be a nice addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Archer72

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#3 posted 10-26-2017 04:23 PM

The charging station isn’t for my shop, it is actually meant for phones and tablets to be charged and will hang in our bedroom so we can charge devices there over night while we sleep. I am already considering another one for my mom. She has a Iphone tablet though so I will have to modify the plans a little bit to accommodate the larger dimensions of that. Also the plans are expandable so you can add more shelves if needed, which in a short while I will probably have to do as the kids start getting their own phones.

-- Archer

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Archer72

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#4 posted 10-26-2017 04:24 PM

Oh just saw it there is a correction to the initial post, whoa should be wwgoa, I uploaded from my phone so auto correct got me and I didn’t see it.

-- Archer

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