Microwave Cart

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Project by Brandon posted 2750 days ago 2097 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the microwave cart that I built for my inlaws. They had an old pressboard one that had a phonebook under one corner to hold it up. The body of the cart is birch plywood trimmed with maple. The doors, drawer front and top is red oak stained with a walnut color. Add some satin nickle plated hardware and done :-)

-- Brandon, Maine,

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#1 posted 2750 days ago

isn’t this lovely!!! I can hear them telling all their company about the stand
and they must be glad to have their phone book back!! .

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 2750 days ago

Nice work, Brandon.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#3 posted 2750 days ago

I was thinking the same thing, must have made quite a mess everytime you neededd to look up a number…CRASH, honey we’re down another micorwave, why doesnt our son in law just make us a new cart? Oh the hero you must have been

-- Cheers

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#4 posted 2749 days ago

I only wish that their microwave went crash! I build them a nice new cart and they still have a microwave that is 10-12 years old. I didn’t get them one for Christmas because I didn’t want the fridge to get jealous :-)

-- Brandon, Maine,

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#5 posted 2749 days ago

and that old microwave must weigh a ton… it was only a matter of time before the old one said uncle.

Nice job.

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

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#6 posted 2360 days ago

good looking project. I like the contrasts

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#7 posted 2359 days ago

I really like the cart. I might swipe some of your design. I, too, have the old melamine pressboard cart. (No phone book yet, however.)

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#8 posted 2355 days ago

Nice craftsmanship and cabinetry. Beautiful, simple (in a good way) design.

-- Happy woodworking!

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