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This past year’s project.
edit to add:Added photo of wine glass holders.Cherry construction.
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#1 posted 12-15-2012 12:19 AM
Now that is a great gift! Well done I’m sure they love it….
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#2 posted 12-15-2012 12:35 AM
This is a good build and a fine gift.
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#3 posted 12-15-2012 03:10 AM
Welcome to LJ’s.
Very nice project.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#4 posted 12-15-2012 03:48 AM
wow that looks great!! Iv’e been wanting to build me one like this, great job.
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#5 posted 12-15-2012 12:35 PM
-- David, Spring Hill, FL -- making projects from recycled pallets
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#6 posted 12-15-2012 12:54 PM
Great job, and clever design.
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#7 posted 12-16-2012 02:41 PM
Wow, that is really cool! Nicely done.
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#8 posted 12-17-2012 05:43 AM
That’s really nice. Was this your own design? I’d love to build one of these. I have just the place for it.
-- "There seems to be a black hole in my garage that swallows up pencils and tape measures as soon as I put them down."
#9 posted 12-18-2012 04:35 AM
The design is sort of a knock-off of commercially available models. The kids saw a Steamer Bar Cabinet at Crate & Barrel that they liked, so I worked off ad photos of that and tweaked it some.
Here’s the C&B: http://www.crateandbarrel.com/steamer-bar-cabinet/s233296
There was a cheaper version available from Amazon I used for reference also.
The final styling, all the sketches and final dimensions were my own. Probably have almost as much time in playing with design tweaks as I did actual building.
#10 posted 12-18-2012 05:07 AM
“Probably have almost as much time in playing with design tweaks as I did actual building.”
I think many of us can relate to that statement. Sometimes I have to force myself to put down the pencil and just get out in the garage and start cutting the wood or I’ll never have time to build what I’ve been designing. I’m starting to play around with SketchUp and it’s easy to spend hours tweaking and looking at a plan from every angle.
Thanks for the links. I’ll check them out. My Christmas Tree is currently occupying the nook that I was thinking of placing the cabinet, so I have some time for planning on this one.
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