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Project by ayryq posted 788 days ago 794 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

With my new table saw, I set out to make shutters. My goal here was to make them as cheap as possible. So, the shutters are pine construction lumber – the frames are 2×4 studs (I think each shutter took one stud) and the panels are 1×10 I think. I figured I’d run into problems using single wide boards for the panels, but it’s been five years now and last time I drove by they looked good still.

I raised the panels on the table saw and found that both scary and unsatisfactory (but it worked). Most of them fit pretty tightly into the grooves on the frames; they’re kind of wedged in place even though I didn’t fix them in with glue or anything.

Sealed then painted with primer and exterior latex, held to the house with some Really Long Screws.

I couldn’t find any pictures without me in it. Sorry!





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T. D. Reid

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#1 posted 788 days ago

Great job sir! Saving money is what gets most folks into woodworking. The sad part is that we spend more and more money on equipment. LOL! Its a great circle is’nt it?

-- Head to the shop its calling you – Todd

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 788 days ago

You did a real nice job on these.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 788 days ago

Nice shutters!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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

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