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Project by Monte Pittman posted 837 days ago 884 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of those “simple” projects I bid. Nothing fancy, they just wanted an entertainment Armoire with 3 drawers. Kind of rustic.

Easy right? Turned nightmare quickly after assembly started. Keeping this thing square & straight proved to be a challenge. A couple parts including all 3 drawers were remade.

One of those after-the-fact if I made minimum wage on it I would consider it a moral victory.

Thanks for looking

-- 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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lizardhead

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#1 posted 837 days ago

Reminds me of an old pie rac

-- Lizardhead---Yeah but it's a dry heat--Tempe, Az

#2 posted 837 days ago

NIce piece

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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Michael Wilson

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#3 posted 837 days ago

Nice :)

I need to start work on something like this. My closets aren’t deep enough to hold normal sized hangers.

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BrandonR

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#4 posted 837 days ago

Nice job. I like the finish a lot. I have struggled staining pine, do you mind sharing any secrets, and your technique and finish on this piece?

Thanks!

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DocSavage45

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#5 posted 837 days ago

Looks good! One of those Where the )*&^^%! did I screw up. Remember making a lot of sides for cat houses, measured everything, thought I did well until assembly and as I started screwing everything together I found out how out of square I was. fortunately my cats were happy with the other features and winter warmth!

Isn’t pine the most difficult wood to work with anyway?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 837 days ago

For most it is thought pine is easy to work with. If you really want it to look nice you have to put a lot of work in to it.

-- 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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doncutlip

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#7 posted 836 days ago

I like the look of it

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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DocSavage45

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#8 posted 836 days ago

Yep! finally have a piece from 1945 that my dad collected from shipping crates air dried. :-)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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