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Project by Mark posted 05-18-2011 08:27 PM 1598 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Okay…These were just very simple projects but I gotta post everything. I had originally built a couple of these for my living room but it turned out to be a mothers day gift along the process of finishing one. Simple oak shelves and I had drilled 1/8” holes for where the candles sit so they don’t surprisingly move on me and I had drilled 2 pilot holes to fasten them to a wall. And to hide the screws I cut a few plugs to cover em up. Awesome gift and a cheap price. The first pic is a different one from the other two pics. The first one is a mission oak stain and the other one is a walnut stain. Perfect colours for an earth tone setting.

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust





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Cher

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#1 posted 05-18-2011 09:47 PM

Hi Mark, glad to see you’re back. I love the floating shelves and the stones gives it a Zen look.
Mom must be thrilled with her gift.

Thanks for sharing this lovely idea Mark.

-- When you know better you do better.

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Mark

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#2 posted 05-18-2011 09:52 PM

Thx cher…Thats just one of the few projects I’ve been working on….I’m working on a new display case right now and its made out of 9 different types of wood

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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#3 posted 05-18-2011 09:59 PM

good to see you back mark
you look real happy too

as cher said
good zen

what became of the timber framing
if i remember right
you wound up
in a cabinet shop ?

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 05-18-2011 10:43 PM

I’m a big fan of “simple.” These are great.

-- Then, Than, Their, There, They're, To, Too, Two.....Pine, Maple, Walnut....We need to know the difference.....

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#5 posted 05-18-2011 10:55 PM

Nice idea Mark ;)

-- Learning one thing at a time

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Mark

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#6 posted 05-18-2011 11:16 PM

thx alot everyone

Kenn n freddy: Ya it was a very simple project….Sometimes the projects that you just whip up and barely think about come out better than others.

Patron: I had way too much going on this yr to take the timber framing course I wanted. I had my 2nd term for my carpentry apprenticeship and didn’t make enough to take the course. So now I’m just working on n off with the carpenters union. I just finished renovating a wal-mart and am waiting for the next call to work.

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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