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Project by BenI posted 639 days ago 737 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My mom wanted a way to organize her tea stuff so it doesn’t take up so much space on the counter so I came up with this simple organizer. Very simple construction out of pine, used pocket screws to attach the sides to the back and then made a rabbet along the inside, top edge of the sides and back and another one on the outside, bottom edge of the top piece to minimize visible end grain and look a little more decorative and then glued it together. 2 coats of pecan stain and 3 coats of wipe-on poly.

The stand is partially based on a Popular Woodworking project, which i made so her CD rack had better support than the stool it was on top of. Made out of red oak, I tapered both inside and outside edges of the legs so it wouldn’t look too bulky and routed around the top to soften up the edges. 2 coats of red oak stain and 3 coats of wipe-on poly.

Thanks for taking a look!

-- Ben from IL





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 639 days ago

Good job Ben

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Fishinbo

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#2 posted 638 days ago

Sweet! I’m pretty sure Mom wore her brightest smile for all these.

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BenI

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#3 posted 638 days ago

Thanks Jim and Fishinbo!

-- Ben from IL

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