Pylon Cabinet for Maritime Office

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Project by ltlwoodcreations posted 10-16-2011 04:40 PM 1155 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife came up with the idea of making a pylon to go along with her desk. Pylon’s are used to tie up the boat when they come into the docks. It is made of red oak and is 20” round and 27” high. Rounded drawer fronts are made of teak. The drawers are put together with splines since the shapes were very odd to fit into the round shape and to add stability to the end to end grain glueup. We ended up using the bottom storage for mineral spirits.

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#1 posted 10-16-2011 06:49 PM

DARN that is one nice piece! Congratulations on a beautiful piece of art.

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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#2 posted 10-16-2011 08:12 PM

Beautiful piece. I am amazed at how people can make rounded doors like that.

P.S. It actually called a bollard.

-- Chief Petty Officer USN(RET) 1991-2011

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