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Project by schloemoe posted 841 days ago 767 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This isn’t much of a wood working project but I like it . When I built this porch 5 Years ago I used plywood paneling to do these walls. After the 1st. winter it warpped and pulled away from the walls. This paneling is made from resawn 2×4’S and plained down to 3/8 inch thick. Then I milled the beads in the faces of each one. After sanding each one I painted them both front and back. When I installed them I caulked at the top and the bottom of each one so water could not get behind them. I bought all the supplies from Home Depot’s cull bin cost me about $10 bucks Thanks for looking…............................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com





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lew

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#1 posted 841 days ago

Looks great and the price is definitely right!!

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

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 840 days ago

Wow has it been 5 years since you built you back deck? Good job on your wall upgrade Rick

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 840 days ago

WOW!

You coulda entered Stumpy’s twobafour contest!

I built 2 boxes for 3×5 cards out of one 2×4 where part of my resawing was at ~3/8” strips that gave me 4 strips.
... you can see them in my Projects…
... I know your resawing FEELING!

Great job in making your panel!!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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lanwater

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#4 posted 840 days ago

$10 is cheap. The result looks great.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#5 posted 840 days ago

Frugal woodworking!

Nice job with a lot of patience & common sense.

It pays off with satisfaction!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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jack1

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#6 posted 840 days ago

Nice looking porch. Good save too.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 837 days ago

Still looks great!!!!!!!Jim

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

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