Weekend wall shelf in figured maple

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Project by Allanwoodworks posted 843 days ago 1224 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 843 days ago

I love it. Too many doilies though.

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#2 posted 843 days ago

Very nice.

-- Tim-; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-

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#3 posted 843 days ago

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 843 days ago

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

-- Wood is not velveeta

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#5 posted 843 days ago

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 843 days ago

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


-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs.

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#7 posted 842 days ago

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 842 days ago

Five Stars !!

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

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#9 posted 842 days ago

cool design!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#10 posted 842 days ago

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

-- Ty, Up in Washington

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#11 posted 840 days ago

Good job,

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#12 posted 839 days ago

Love it it’s nice good work

-- Nimkee** Joe

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