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Project by Bertha posted 06-26-2011 10:28 PM 2162 views 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Boring, I know. I post it only because it was built with cedar fencing from Lowes. I think the whole table cost $20. It sits in a guest loft and hosts a monster of a computer. All powertools. A cool oak chair (that I didn’t build) hangs out. So does a $10 shelving unit. Man, I’m lazy.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog





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Bertha

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#1 posted 06-26-2011 10:32 PM

Hey, you see all that over-foam? This could be my Gorilla Glue contest entry! lol

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#2 posted 06-26-2011 10:49 PM

I was gonna give it a 10 ‘til I saw the wires hanging down. 9.9.

-- Kevin, South Carolina

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Bertha

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#3 posted 06-26-2011 10:55 PM

Ha! My man, Big Kev! How you been, brother? Yeah, I need to police up that driveway alarm cable. Like I said, though, I’ve got a serious case of the lazies. Stay well, my friend.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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bigkev

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#4 posted 06-26-2011 11:02 PM

It’s amazing what someone with talent can do with $20. It costs me that much round-trip to work every day! I’m doing well and hope the same for you.

-- Kevin, South Carolina

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Bertha

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#5 posted 06-26-2011 11:06 PM

Glad to hear it, Kev. My truck gets about 11mpg, so I feel you. Hang tough, brother.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#6 posted 06-27-2011 01:39 AM

Al, looks pretty good for $20. Actually, it looks good at any money.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#7 posted 06-27-2011 02:34 AM

Looks like you spent at least $25 on it…. lol

Looks great.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#8 posted 06-27-2011 04:24 AM

LOL what case is that? I’ve been looking for something with a subtle display like that.

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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#9 posted 06-27-2011 06:41 AM

Nice looking desk.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Bertha

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#10 posted 06-27-2011 01:51 PM

I’ll have to check for you, Stretch. It’s a full tower with a home-cut window (Frozen). Notice the Apple logo on this i7;)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#11 posted 06-27-2011 03:17 PM

Friends don’t let friends hackintosh…

-- Dan, Rochester, NY

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Bertha

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#12 posted 06-27-2011 03:20 PM

huge lol, Dan.

I’m tempted to insert a lolcat or some other meme.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#13 posted 06-27-2011 04:36 PM

That sticker alone makes the project a 10 in my book! And simple projects, done well, are so good for the psyche too. (gotta get me one or two of those kinds of projects… :-). ) Nice build, Al!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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Bertha

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#14 posted 06-27-2011 07:02 PM

Ha August, guilty as charged. That’s a liquid cooled i7 with all the goodies.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#15 posted 06-28-2011 12:46 AM

Now we know where you sit and play arround when you post.
On a wonderful chair at a wonderful table.
Not bad buddy.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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