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Project by Bill Akins posted 2319 days ago 1215 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

1. My first project, after making a shop, was to make a foot stool. Simple plan but i enjoyed it. The wood was left over pine from an old flat bottom fishing boat I helped my Dad make.

2. Second was a quilt rack for my wife. She had been wanting one for years. Made from pine shelving.

3. Next was a quilt rack for my wifes friend, she likes dolphins.

-- Bill from Lithia Springs, GA I love the smell of sawdust in the morning.

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Dominic Vanacora

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#1 posted 2319 days ago

A Very nice start to many years of enjoyment for you and the person/s receiving your labor of love.
Thanks for sharing and posting your projects.

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 2319 days ago

These are nice projects that I am sure were well received. Great use of recycled materials as well. The carving and dolphins add visual interest to the quilt racks.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#3 posted 2319 days ago

You made a fishing boat out of 2” pine?

Good looking first projects, any way you slice it!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 2305 days ago

nice looking projects, i agree that the dolphins are a nice touch, keep up the good work!

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