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Project by Nate Meadows posted 674 days ago 1396 views 2 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Ok, so it has been quite the summer. There were super lows to super highs, from health problems like four large kidney stones to amazing vacations in the Redwoods and Florida (Which we owe so much to the Wounded Warrior Foundation so much for).

Basically, after the Sea Monster the work on the floor came to a grinding halt. But know I am back on my feet and in a good routine. I am taking over the whole garage for my shop, my wife is awesome!, so my shop time has been dedicated to getting organized in there. This will make working on the floor so much easier and make it possible for me to work on other projects as well! I am excited. However there is a ton of work to do. I don’t have any storage so I had to make this shelf up out of 3/4 OSB.

I used my Safety Speed Cut panel saw. She is a sweet machine! Thank you friends for your patience, your kind thoughts and always for your encouragement! I am always amazed at the hearts of woodworkers!

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 674 days ago

Very creative use of materials ,using OSB.Good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Nate Meadows

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#2 posted 674 days ago

Thank you very much Jim. I didn’t want to have a super bulky shelf but I still wanted something strong, so I thought up this.

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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GrandpaLen

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#3 posted 674 days ago

So glad to have you back in the fold Nate.

It’s good for the soul to explore new horizons and ‘reboot’ the energies.
So you’ve been granted more space for shop use and it is now a priority to stretch out and rethink your layout.

Maybe we’ll be seeing more Islands or maybe Inland inlays in your floor mosaic…whatever you decide to do, we’re glad you had a decent summer and you’re back in the shop.

Work Safely and have Fun. – Len

-- Mother Nature should be proud of what you've done with her tree. - Len ...just north of a stone's throw from the oHIo, river that is, in So. Indiana.

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Nate Meadows

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#4 posted 674 days ago

Len,

There is definitely more of the Map Floor to come. I have the wood for the Sea Gulls all resawn and there are three more Islands that need placing. Then all the labels.

The floor in the garage is halfway designed. I have a friend who has a few historic beams from a railroad bridge that used to run through town that is going to be incorporated. I am totally stoked about that. My future is not full of boredom at all:).

But you are so right. Now I have some serious rethinking and moving to do:).

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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Bob817

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#5 posted 674 days ago

Glad your healthy enough to work again and your summer was fun with vacations, looking forward is a good thing ;)

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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Nate Meadows

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#6 posted 674 days ago

Thanks Bob!

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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DocSavage45

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#7 posted 674 days ago

Kidney stones suck! Stress and too much calcium for me! LOL! Guess you don’t have moisture problems there? If you do….might want to primer and paint or at least exterior stain if you have any laying around. Maybe I’m preaching to the choir? LOL!

I hate clean up but it keeps me safer in my shop! So what’s on the wife’s project list?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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scrollingmom

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#8 posted 674 days ago

Glad your back on your feet. You can never have too much storage space.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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Roger

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#9 posted 674 days ago

the rack will do really nicely, and that panel saw is way kool. Glad you’re feelin better

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Nate Meadows

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#10 posted 674 days ago

Thanks Doc! The moisture is not really a problem as we live in the high desert. It does rain but humidity is not a problem really.

Yes, keeping it organized is much safer.

I am going to be working on her door. I got some awesome figured birch panels from Russ at WoodRiverVeneer.com and will be making raised panels out of them.

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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Nate Meadows

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#11 posted 674 days ago

Thank you Kelly!

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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Nate Meadows

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#12 posted 674 days ago

Thank you Roger!

Nate

-- "With a little bit of faith, and some imagination, you can build anything!" Nate

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crashn

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#13 posted 674 days ago

Glad you are feeling better and nice to hear you enjoyed some time off.

Cheers,
crashn

-- Crashn - the only thing I make more of than sawdust is mistakes

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KarenW

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#14 posted 674 days ago

Been wondering about you – glad you’re back up and going again. :)

-- Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. --Theodore I. Rubin

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Mauricio

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#15 posted 674 days ago

That will work! Glad to see your back on you feet.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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