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Project by bryano posted 01-22-2008 05:08 AM 2346 views 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife has been asking for quite some time now for a new work table and shelving for glass storage. Well i finally found some time and materials so here it is. The table is 9’ long and 2’ wide made from 2×4 and 1/2’ ply with 1/8th inch hard board recessed flush on top. This is very sturdy. The shelving is made from scraps of ply I salvaged from a job site down the road from the house for the sides and the shelf boards i saved from going into the dumpster at work. The dimentions are 5’ tall 14” deep and 3’5” wide.
She is very happy!

-- bryano





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#1 posted 01-22-2008 05:10 AM

Cool setup!

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

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#2 posted 01-22-2008 05:11 AM

Bryan Great job. Looks like she is putting the space to good use.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#3 posted 01-22-2008 06:31 AM

Good job Bryan – what does she do? I see some sort of Blue Machine there – but I don’t have a clue as to what it would do.

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

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#4 posted 01-22-2008 06:36 AM

Team her up with Dusty and the Oz award

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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bryano

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#5 posted 01-22-2008 06:59 AM

Thanks LJs.
cajunpen, She does stained glass work (lamps and sun catchers). the machines that you see are her blue saw (kind of like a wet scroal saw) and her glass grinder. It wont be long and she will have just as many tools as me.

-- bryano

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#6 posted 01-22-2008 07:21 AM

great job! I’m sure the wife appreciates what you have done.

-- Bob Lance, DE

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mot

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#7 posted 01-22-2008 07:52 AM

My wife would kill for a workspace. I have it all tied up. Good on ya Bryano!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#8 posted 01-22-2008 11:09 AM

Must be pleasure to work there.

-- Jiri

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#9 posted 01-22-2008 11:40 AM

Looks like great use of recycled materials. Nice workspace.

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#10 posted 01-22-2008 12:40 PM

sweet!!
and do the two of you combine skills on projects?

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribele, Young Living Wellness )

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#11 posted 01-22-2008 02:23 PM

Is there a link to your wifes work? I would love to see some of her glass work.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#12 posted 01-22-2008 02:40 PM

Hey, looks good, everyone needs their space, even at home. mike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#13 posted 01-22-2008 02:47 PM

great bench bryan, now what new tool did you absolutly have to buy in order to produce such a bench ? lol

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#14 posted 01-22-2008 02:58 PM

Points with SWMBO are always a good thing. Great looking stuff.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#15 posted 01-23-2008 03:20 AM

Thank you all for the nice coments. Ms DebbieP, yes i sometimes build bases for her stained glass lamps.
Snowdog, no link as of now but have plans to build a web site for a home business. I believe that i have some of her earlier work posted in my projects page.

-- bryano

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