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Project by MT_Stringer posted 09-27-2012 08:03 PM 1488 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this podium as a graduation present for my niece. She recently graduated from Texas A&M and is currently teaching in the Goose Creek School District in Baytown, Texas. When we delivered it to her house, she was surprised and delighted. She had no idea that I was building this for her. It was my wife’s idea and it turned out just as I had envisioned it.

There are more pics of the finished project as well as construction pics in my blog. Check it out here.

Hope you like it.
Mike

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 09-27-2012 08:42 PM

Very clean looking. Beautiful construction.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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steamfab

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#2 posted 09-28-2012 08:50 PM

It should serve the function well! Well done.

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a1Jim

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#3 posted 09-28-2012 09:14 PM

Way to go nice job and a fantastic gift.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Bricofleur

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#4 posted 10-11-2012 02:42 PM

Great job, Mike. This is professionnal grade for sure. Curiously the timing is good since I was thinking about building something like it to be used as a laptop stand in the kitchen. Yours is great inspiration for me. Thanks for posting.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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MT_Stringer

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#5 posted 02-14-2013 01:11 AM

My niece sent me a picture of her podium in action. That is her Elmo projecting the lesson onto the board.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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Beginningwoodworker

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#6 posted 09-14-2014 08:22 PM

Nice podium.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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