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Project by dpwalker posted 09-08-2011 05:35 PM 1358 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I needed a stand for my bench top drill press that has been residing in a corner. So I built one out of assorted species scrap plywood I had laying around. It looked pretty ugly unfinished so I painted it in tribute to my favorite NFL team. I have been a fan since the inaugural season.

Nothing fancy but it will do the job. The graphics are vinyl stickers. I realized after painting that the “Superbowl” lettering was off center. All butt joint construction. Finished with $10 worth of Spray paint. Paint isn’t perfect either (over spray in places) but it’s only going to be in the shed, right? The lighter spots in the picture are reflections in the morning light.

I still need to make a knob for the door & a pull for the drawer. But that is no hurry. I’m thinking football shaped made from Walnut.

Thanks for looking Dean

-- You have not really lived until you do something for someone who can never repay you.





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 09-08-2011 06:10 PM

Great paint job!!!! (Fan since ‘67, season ticket holder since ‘80)

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

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jerkylips

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#2 posted 09-08-2011 06:29 PM

Very nice, but I think it would look better in Green & Gold.. ;)

Go Pack!

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MikeMcGaw

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#3 posted 09-10-2011 03:38 PM

Who Dat! Very Nice Dean, I especially like the paint job. Go Saints!!!

-- Mike, Navarre, FL -- Let all things be done decently and in order. 1 Cor 14:40

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Cozmo35

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#4 posted 09-11-2011 04:22 AM

les le bon temps roule!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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