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Project by Dave posted 12-28-2012 11:54 PM 1625 views 4 times favorited 72 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My youngest daughter is very pregnant and wanted a shelf to hang the baby stuff from. My wife and daughter love the rustic looking stuff. I will make it for them when they ask. That produced this little project.
A slide show of the making of the shelf.

If you are interested some of the forging of the hardware.

Thank you for your time.
There is a bit more at my website as well.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com





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#1 posted 12-29-2012 12:03 AM

nice shelf dave

good to see you doing your metalwork too

congrats to the family

looks good

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 12-29-2012 12:05 AM

Rustic is cool .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 12-29-2012 12:07 AM

Dave, Them hooks look strong enough to hold a baby…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#4 posted 12-29-2012 12:12 AM

Hi Dave,

Please can you re-embed the second video at the correct size as half of it is off the screen. Thanks.

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

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#5 posted 12-29-2012 12:25 AM

Thank you David, always the kind words.
Jim you the man.
Marty I will have to try that.
Andy fixed! Thanks for the heads up.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#6 posted 12-29-2012 12:49 AM

Thanks Dave. I’m loving all the forging activity. Looks like you’re having a heap of fun. Keep it up my friend.

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

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#7 posted 12-29-2012 12:52 AM

You bet. No major burns yet. I removed the hair from my left hand. And I still want to pick up the workpiece. Thats a big NO NO.
Always
Dave

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#8 posted 12-29-2012 01:53 AM

Nice combining your 2 talents. And congrats on the forthcoming grandbaby.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#9 posted 12-29-2012 01:54 AM

Good stuff Dave. Rustic, I know all about it :-)

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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#10 posted 12-29-2012 01:56 AM

Thank you very much Andy.
Don have a good friend of mine that has made a small fortune on that stuff.
I am not going down that path.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#11 posted 12-29-2012 02:34 AM

That’s COOL work!

Does your arm ever get tired of swinging that hammer?!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#12 posted 12-29-2012 02:42 AM

Good work Dave!

-- Tony C St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#13 posted 12-29-2012 02:43 AM

Thanks Joe.
And yes. I have been off work a week now. Most of that is shop time. And yes my arm is burning right now. But I will be at it again tomorrow. That is what aspirin is for.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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#14 posted 12-29-2012 03:04 AM

Looks great Dave, I also want to get into blacksmith work. So glad you are getting it started. Awesome job!

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

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#15 posted 12-29-2012 03:17 AM

Thank you Joe. It has taken me a while to gather the few tools I have. But as I have been told. If you have three things. Anvil, hammer and a hot cut, you can make all the rest.
Good luck!

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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