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Project by snichols posted 1475 days ago 1156 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the first piece of furniture I ever designed and built. There were no plans or guidelines other than it had to fit our blue recycling bin and provide a place for a lamp and drink. It ended up a little boxy but not bad for my first project. It’s HD plywood with poplar trim., and painted with flat latex paint The box is joined with biscuits and pocket screws. It’s a great way to store the ugly recycling box and its contents. I’ve submitted this to a bunch of magazines as a “basic” project for beginners but I haven’t got any bites yet. If anyone has a hook up, please hook a brotha up.

Enjoy.

-Shawn

-- -Shawn





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chrisstef

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#1 posted 1475 days ago

looks slick to me Shawn .. nice work!

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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chrisstef

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#2 posted 1475 days ago

ohh and by the way … Welcome to LJ’s!! Plenty to learn around here and nothin but nice people.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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WoodenFrog

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#3 posted 1475 days ago

Cool project! I think it looks good and it does double duty, you can’t beat that!
Great Job and thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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