Privacy Screens

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Project by schloemoe posted 03-14-2012 12:27 AM 1120 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

20 years ago I built 3 sets of these privacy screens for my Neices wedding. When the wedding was over she took on set, his Mother and Father took one set and my wife and I took the last set (the ones pictured). All I had at the time was a skill saw , a jig saw , and a palm sander . The funny thing is this particular set has long out lasted her wedded bliss…..........................Schloemoe

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#1 posted 03-14-2012 12:44 AM

Hey Rick
It’s amazing how good a job you did with very few tools. Great job buddy.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 03-14-2012 02:18 AM

nice looking screens rick

i got three sets too
of ex’es

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#3 posted 03-14-2012 02:38 AM

Beautiful work!

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#4 posted 03-14-2012 03:26 AM

Isn’t it funny how we made such great stuff with so few tools. I guess we just didn’t know any better ;^)

Nice Job!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Joe Lyddon

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#5 posted 03-14-2012 04:58 AM

Very NICE screens…

It just goes to show… you don’t need all of the fancy COOL power tools to do a good job!

You did GOOD!


Thank you for showing.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#6 posted 03-14-2012 09:08 PM

The proof is: Results won’t come from tools, but craftsmanship. Great job! I would guess the fabrics hang on dowels, right? I’m asking because I’m planning to build a set.



-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

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#7 posted 03-14-2012 11:21 PM

Nice job Schloemoe. Made to last.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Jim Jakosh

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#8 posted 03-15-2012 09:38 PM

You made some beautiful screens with just simple tools. Great workmanship!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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