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The story leading up to this event is covered herehttp://lumberjocks.com/jocks/Zuki/blog/2977

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As Project X and its twin exit the darkness they sheepishly reveal one of their 10 hand cut dovetails.

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Startled by the flash, they pause, stretching to their full height of around 19”showing their delicate structure and symmetrical shape.

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Dazed . . . they ponder their next move.

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Knowing that something is not right, they see an avenue of escape . . . will they take it ?

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Deciding its better to take a defensive stance than flee . . .they protect their delicate structure by showing us their slotted 15’ square top while maintaining secrecy and not revealing the datos in which the slots rest.

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Finally, acknowledging defeat they retreat back into the darkness from which they came.

And there you have it . . . Project X.

-- BLOG - http://www.colorfulcanary.com/search/label/Zuki





22 comments so far

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Napaman

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#1 posted 2276 days ago

very nice…congrats!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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scottb

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#2 posted 2276 days ago

no one (outside of here) is going to believe you got one, let alone both of those out of a 2×4

-- I am always doing what I cannot do yet, in order to learn how to do it. - Van Gogh -- http://blanchardcreative.etsy.com -- http://snbcreative.wordpress.com/

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Greg3G

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#3 posted 2276 days ago

Great job Zuki….excellent dramtic presentation as well. What did you finish them with? They look great.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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GaryK

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#4 posted 2276 days ago

Pretty cool! I never would have guessed that’s what you were making. Great job.

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

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Chris

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#5 posted 2276 days ago

What Drama…. What flair!!!

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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Zuki

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#6 posted 2276 days ago

Tks folks.

scottb . . . I was a little nervous (like most) building with wood cut so thin. Im used to 3/4 and 1/2 . . . I think most of the table was 3/8. I lost a lot ripping with the TS.

For some reason the pics came out a little darker than expected . . . so I just rolled with it. Actually the tables are unfinished . . . DW has allergies so all my projects are unfinished.

-- BLOG - http://www.colorfulcanary.com/search/label/Zuki

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clieb91

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#7 posted 2276 days ago

Zuki, they look great.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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RobS

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#8 posted 2276 days ago

X-cellent!

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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Scott Bryan

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#9 posted 2276 days ago

Zuki, These are unique tables and your presentation was marvelous. You have missed your career as a director. The presentation kept me anticipating the next slide.

Great job.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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CharlieM1958

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#10 posted 2276 days ago

I’m not sure if you’ll win the 2×4 contest or not, Zuki, but your presentation gets the Oscar for best short drama.

I still think you guys are using oversized 2×4’s . :-)

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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rikkor

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#11 posted 2276 days ago

Good job Zuki. No one knew until the end.

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Russel

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#12 posted 2276 days ago

I’m all agog! The tension, the drama, the innuendo and finally the revelation. Oh the joys of the consumation of an idea and the sheer pleasure of experiencing the presentation. “As Project X and it’s twin exit the darkness …” will soon rank up there with, “It was a dark and stormy night …” Great writing. Really nifty tables. And, nice dovetails.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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mrtrim

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#13 posted 2276 days ago

great job zuki !

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SPalm

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#14 posted 2275 days ago

Xactly what I thought you were up to.
Nice job, and nice presentation.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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Andy

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#15 posted 2275 days ago

Well done,nice drama to boot.

-- If I can do it, so can you. www.artboxesbyandy.com

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