Woodright's Galoot Library

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Project by jjw5858 posted 12-28-2012 09:12 PM 1739 views 1 time favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well friends this project was worked on and then it sat…..then sat…..then sat some more, but I am glad to have it finished and ready for holding my growing collection of galoot woodworking dvd’s, books and even some hand tools! My discovery in the arts of making spoons has indeed taken up some time in the other areas of learning, but I have no complaints on the interruptions knowing I am making solid contributions to additional skills.

It’s been a while if you have bothered to follow this journey so in short the output of this adventure details the following….

1.Box store pine.

2. All made by hand with my own design, including the chip carved pattern.

3. Sanded, followed by 2 coats of watco dark walnut danish oil, followed by 2 coats of shellac.

4. BLO for the final shine.

5. A nice smaller sitting shelf for keeping woodworking books and dvd’s…AKA (Woodright’s galoot library)

I look forward to some new fun ideas soon besides only spoon work, so I hope you may have enjoyed taking a look!

Thanks for stopping in, have fun and keep enjoying your craft!


-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#1 posted 12-28-2012 09:24 PM

Nice! How do you like the Working Wood DVDs?

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#2 posted 12-28-2012 10:25 PM

This turned out really well. I like the carving you did too. It looks great as does the whole thing.

You oughtta be proud. That is a NICE piece.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 12-28-2012 11:16 PM

Another very nice job, I love the accent carving, really makes the piece stand out.. keep up the great work.. papa

-- Papa...

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#4 posted 12-28-2012 11:18 PM

Nice piece. I like the design and your chip carving.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#5 posted 12-28-2012 11:51 PM

Joe, you really did a great job. The carving adds a nice personal touch.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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#6 posted 12-29-2012 12:32 AM

Ok I want all those DVD’s. Your done with them. I bet you have watched them till you know them by heart. I just want to borrow them for a few years.
Oh nice project ;)

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#7 posted 12-29-2012 01:05 AM

A shelf worthy of your collection Joe. Love the design and the carving kind of says “I didn’t have to do this, but I can so I will.” Nothing wrong with that. Keep up the good work.

-- - Andy - Old Chinese proverb says: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."

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#8 posted 12-29-2012 01:36 AM

Good idea ,well done.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#9 posted 12-29-2012 02:30 AM

Nice design. I haven’t tried chip carving yet. My fingers don’t like working on small things with sharp objects.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#10 posted 12-29-2012 01:27 PM

Very nice. I like the finish and design.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#11 posted 12-29-2012 03:24 PM

A nice wee shelf Joe


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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#12 posted 12-29-2012 10:06 PM

nice work
the DVD and book collection looks good on it :-)

thanks for sharing


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#13 posted 12-30-2012 02:31 AM

Very nice!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#14 posted 01-02-2013 04:23 AM

Very nice! I wish I could come over, eat some popcorn and beer, and watch them all! ;-)

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

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