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Project by grandpasworkshop posted 898 days ago 915 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wife had a birthday so I decided to make a gift instead of buying foreign goods. She needed a place to store can goods etc,so I did just that.
It is 3/4 Oak with a 1/4 inch ply backing and stationary shelves on full length cleats
Size is 84 tall 17 wide and 24 deep.Stained it Min Wax and white interior .The face frame is some pine I had laying around waiting to be sized up and put to use. Also had some Maple I used for rails.

Thanks for looking
GWS Stanwood,WA

-- Grandpaj





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Monte Pittman

13783 posts in 970 days


#1 posted 898 days ago

Nicely done

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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grandpasworkshop

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#2 posted 898 days ago

Thanks Monte ,I will always find a way to do any project myself before I pay some import company a dime if possible.Besides particle board is poor excuse for anything

-- Grandpaj

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AKSteve

434 posts in 935 days


#3 posted 898 days ago

Very Nice and I 110% agree, I would rather sit on the floor than give my money to China. and besides like you said it’s all particle board(throw away furniture) any how.

-- Steve - Wasilla, Alaska

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doncutlip

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#4 posted 898 days ago

Good job on both points, the dollar and the project

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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grandpasworkshop

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#5 posted 898 days ago

Thanks I see you understand my point. I buy anything I can from our people no matter if it is bubble gum or sandpaper

-- Grandpaj

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grandpasworkshop

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#6 posted 898 days ago

Thanks AK I see you are in my favorite Governors state .I built this for less than 65.00 and same PB crap would be at least 200.00 Go figure !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Grandpaj

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Roger

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#7 posted 897 days ago

I likes it Gramps… Nice lookin bread garage back there also. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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grandpasworkshop

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#8 posted 897 days ago

Ill admit that the bread garage was purchased at a flee market BUT it was made USA

-- Grandpaj

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