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Project by michiganmark posted 03-20-2012 11:13 AM 1853 views 6 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been in the shop for up to 60 hours a week lately, and as great as that sounds, I’ve been building bathroom cabinets and entertainment centers for customers. While waiting for for stain to set, or clear coats to dry, I glued up piles of cut offs in the scrap bin and made boards. I got boarded and made boards! All given to customers as gifts.

-- Michiganmark, I dream in wood......I'll blame it on my grandfather

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#1 posted 03-20-2012 12:23 PM

nice job one day ill get the courage up to try something on this level

-- if i say something stupid over look me im learning.....

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#2 posted 03-20-2012 04:05 PM

Nice job, I like the sesign on the End Grain board. Good use of time during glue ups and drying. Nice post.

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

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#3 posted 03-20-2012 07:30 PM

Nice pieces from pieces. I really like number 6.

-- Flaws are only in the eye of the artisan!

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#4 posted 03-20-2012 10:24 PM

Nice collection…I have to try one like your #1 someday. Looks like a challenge : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#5 posted 03-20-2012 10:37 PM

I almost thought I was looking at a Quoridors game board

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#6 posted 03-21-2012 10:12 AM

Nice boards, I’m sure your customers will appreciate them! I do the same thing; I always have several things going on at the same time, so I can make best use of downtime.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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#7 posted 03-21-2012 11:40 AM

I like the last one Mark. When you gonna let me come over and give you a hand?

-- Danny, Berkley, MI

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#8 posted 03-21-2012 12:41 PM

You know my number, anytime

-- Michiganmark, I dream in wood......I'll blame it on my grandfather

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#9 posted 03-21-2012 08:19 PM

A great idea and I’m sure your customers will appreciate them. a thoughtful gift and a good use of cut-offs.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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