Weekend wall shelf in figured maple

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Project by Allanwoodworks posted 05-01-2012 05:24 PM 1446 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello there,

This is a project I made for my mother this past Christmas. It was one of the first projects that I completed where I processed the wood all the way from a standing tree to a finished product. I used my grandpa’s old hand planes that my mother gave me a few years ago. It adds a nice story to the finished product. I got the design from, super easy and nice looking shelf. I wish I would have taken more pictures though out the project, lessons learned. Let me know what you think.


-- Ty, Up in Washington

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#1 posted 05-01-2012 06:33 PM

I love it. Too many doilies though.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#2 posted 05-01-2012 06:34 PM

Very nice.

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#3 posted 05-01-2012 07:00 PM

I agree on the doilies, but I already gave it to my mom, what can you do.

-- Ty, Up in Washington

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#4 posted 05-01-2012 07:37 PM

I thought you can never have too many doilies – oh wait, that’s clamps, never mind. Nice work.

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#5 posted 05-01-2012 08:00 PM

This is really nice.


-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 05-01-2012 08:55 PM

I’m just hoping Spagnuolo discovers this and sees what a few doilies can do.


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#7 posted 05-01-2012 11:30 PM

Really nice, unique design too.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#8 posted 05-02-2012 03:01 AM

Five Stars !!

-- - " If you want square work, You don't cut corners. " - -- Tom Goodman, Santa Maria, CA.

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#9 posted 05-02-2012 04:22 AM

cool design!!

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#10 posted 05-02-2012 04:48 PM

Thanks for the complaments, but the design award goes to Marc Spagnuolo with the

-- Ty, Up in Washington

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#11 posted 05-04-2012 05:34 PM

Good job,

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#12 posted 05-05-2012 01:06 AM

Love it it’s nice good work

-- Nimkee** Joe

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