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Project by dbray45 posted 1159 days ago 1307 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This has been a longer than normal project to do. I wanted to make sure it would hold up for years so all of the cross pieces are mortised and tenoned, dovetailed, and interlocked. When I was done making it, it was assembled and tight before gluing it. It took about three days to come up with a good order to glue the sub assemblies. The cart is made of ash, drawers are made of maple. It was a challenge and fun to make. My wife has already put a baskey in the space to the right of the bottom drawers. She couldn’t decide if she wanted a basket or a door – and if a door what it was to have for a center panel or shutters.

Thanks for looking.

-- David in Damascus, MD





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steliart

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#1 posted 1159 days ago

very good and handy cart.

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

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Tom

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#2 posted 1159 days ago

Looks very strong indeed.

-- Tom

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Dusty56

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#3 posted 1159 days ago

Nice , very nice : )

-- When you arrive at my front door, please knock softly but firmly. I like soft , firm, knockers : )

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Slice

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#4 posted 1159 days ago

Nice clean lines.

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Lee Barker

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#5 posted 1159 days ago

Exquisitely done, David, and the continuous grain stuff shows attention to detail and a love for the wood. Nice job!

-- "...in his brain, which is as dry as the remainder biscuit after a voyage, he hath strange places cramm'd with observation, the which he vents in mangled forms." --Shakespeare, "As You Like It"

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dbray45

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#6 posted 1158 days ago

Thank you for the kind words

-- David in Damascus, MD

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GabrielX

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#7 posted 1141 days ago

Very clean look! Fits with the decor. Nice work!!

-- GX

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