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Project by a1Jim posted 12-22-2017 08:27 PM 1242 views 1 time favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi gang
Hear’s part “B” of a commission I built for the same customer that I built a 1/4 sawn white oak table for.This customer has remodeled their kitchen in all 1/4 sawn white oak and wanted there table and register to match.
Even though this register is only 14” X 12” high it was a bit of a challenge getting it the correct size for some metal ducting it had to fit over that I only had photos of, getting the little bars spaced morticed properly took a little time too. Thanks for looking

Merry Christmas

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 12-22-2017 08:37 PM

Nice matching register, Jim!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#2 posted 12-22-2017 08:40 PM

Nicely done, Jim. I have wooden register covers in my house, and I think they’re a great touch in making house feel like mine.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#3 posted 12-22-2017 08:45 PM

Thanks Jim and Dave

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#4 posted 12-22-2017 08:50 PM

Nice work. I have made metal ones and they were challenge enough!

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#5 posted 12-22-2017 08:52 PM

nice match and clean pro job !!!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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#6 posted 12-22-2017 08:54 PM

Good looking Heat Register Jim! Nice that it matches the table!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#7 posted 12-22-2017 09:04 PM

Looks great Jim. I love white oak, it not only looks beautiful but it’s actually nice to work with too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#8 posted 12-22-2017 09:31 PM

Beautiful Jim, nice to see you back in the shop. I really like this. Thanks for sharing.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#9 posted 12-22-2017 09:45 PM

Thanks Ralbuck,Stelios,Tony,Mike and Jerry
It is good to be back in the shop earlier this year I was busy building decks and other builds In my contracting business.

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#10 posted 12-22-2017 10:22 PM

I’ve always liked wooden registers, and this one looks great! I’m sure your client is very pleased with it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#11 posted 12-22-2017 10:40 PM


-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#12 posted 12-22-2017 10:55 PM

As you said “nice that you’re back….in the shop!”

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#13 posted 12-22-2017 11:09 PM

Thanks Dean I like that look too.
Thanks OD
You can say that again Tom.

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#14 posted 12-23-2017 02:16 AM

I probably will???? LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#15 posted 12-23-2017 02:53 AM

Back in the shop and doing beautiful work got to like that .

-- Kiefer

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