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Project by John posted 2389 days ago 1365 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter received a “prized” Hannah Montana calendar for Christmas and needed more than just a nail in a wall to hang it in her room.

My wife has a Lang calendar holder that this is based on.

This is made from Quarter sawn sycamore, however, I turned the two sidepieces 90 degrees, so they’re really flatsawn in this configuration. That and a couple other flaws that I see but no one else does. I’m proud that there is no metal in this, just wood, glue and 2 mini-buscuits. The bottom crosspiece is rabbited. The backing is HDF.

Here’s the Sketchup Model.

-- John - Central PA - http://affyx.wordpress.com





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GaryK

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#1 posted 2389 days ago

Very nice!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 2389 days ago

Great looking piece. As for Hanna Montana, I’m ready for her to grow out of here series :-)). My granddaughter has her show on constantly when she is here.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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rikkor

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#3 posted 2389 days ago

Good job on the calendar frame.

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MsDebbieP

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#4 posted 2389 days ago

well done!!

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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TreeBones

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#5 posted 2388 days ago

Nice. The Sycamore we have here is very unstable (very beautiful) and I can only use it with a good sub straight. Nice work

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 2388 days ago

Great idea

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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