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Project by DLCW posted 1097 days ago 1626 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We delivered this hickory wall unit to a very happy customer about 2 weeks ago. Back of upper unit is all v-grooved T&G solid hickory. Mortise and tenon joinery is used throughout the project. Finish is Daleys Autum Sable stain and ML Campbell conversion varnish. The unit is 9’ 6” wide by 7’ 5” tall and is made up of the lower base with the doors and the upper section. The upper section weighed about 300 lbs.

The design was done by a very talented interior designer we work with.

The second picture shows the CNC machine cutting out parts from a sheet of hickory plywood.

The third picture is my portable drying rack that comes apart and stores under my tablesaw. Great design from a colleague who also owns the Shopbot CNC machine.

-- Don, Diamond Lake Custom Woodworks - http://www.dlwoodworks.com - "If you make something idiot proof, all they do is make a better idiot"





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rydonmf

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#1 posted 1097 days ago

Oh, you’re just so proud of your giant CNC machine! Just kidding, looks great.

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Hallmark

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#2 posted 1097 days ago

I’ll second the looks great. The color and finish are very appealing.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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scarpenter002

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#3 posted 1096 days ago

Wonderful job. Really like your drying racks. Why not post them as a separate project or blog? I wouldn’t mind making a set of them.

-- Scott in Texas

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pintodeluxe

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#4 posted 1096 days ago

Great job, and such nice details. Love the color!

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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CampD

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#5 posted 1096 days ago

Very nice, Hickory has such a wonderful color.
I 2nd more pic’s on your drying rack.

-- Doug...

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Ken90712

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#6 posted 1096 days ago

Nice work this is a real beauty! When I saw the CNC I thought well he cheated! But that thought comes from me only being 100% jealous that I don’t have one. LOL

Really nice I can see why they loved it!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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DLCW

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#7 posted 1096 days ago

Thank you for all the kind comments.

I will post some more pictures of the drying rack along with MDF sheet layouts. There are a LOT of arms that need to be cut. I cut 84 out of three sheets of MDF and that gave me drying space for 42 pieces.

I don’t mean to brag but the CNC made very short order of cutting the arms. I could offer to cut them and ship them for people that are interested. I hope I’m not overstepping my bounds with that offer. If there is interest, I could figure out pricing – again not meaning to overstep any bounds.

-- Don, Diamond Lake Custom Woodworks - http://www.dlwoodworks.com - "If you make something idiot proof, all they do is make a better idiot"

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DLCW

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#8 posted 1096 days ago

For anyone following the drying rack there is a new project posted here for that project.

-- Don, Diamond Lake Custom Woodworks - http://www.dlwoodworks.com - "If you make something idiot proof, all they do is make a better idiot"

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 1095 days ago

Beautiful wall unit.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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therookie

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#10 posted 1095 days ago

Show off great job though.

-- http://aewoodworks.webs.com

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