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Project by garberfc posted 01-27-2013 12:52 AM 1204 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this during the winter w/ the help of my daughter. It now resides on the wall in her room.





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Oldtool

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#1 posted 01-27-2013 02:14 AM

It looks very good, nice build.

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#2 posted 01-27-2013 03:33 AM

Very nice case! What does it hold? Also what kind of router bit did you use to get the inside frame profile?

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#3 posted 01-27-2013 03:39 AM

Beautiful display case.

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#4 posted 01-27-2013 03:57 AM

Really nice looking display cabinet. I like the configuration of the shelves, was it meant to hold something specific? Also very happy to hear of another daughter in the shop building things for her own use and for others as well.

CtL

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#5 posted 01-27-2013 04:07 AM

An excellent display cabinet and wonderful Father-Daughter bonding experience!!!

Keep it up!

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garberfc

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#6 posted 01-27-2013 04:13 AM

The router is the ‘old’ Bosch 1617E mounted in a small Porter Cable table. It’s difficult to tell from the photo, but there are splines in the corners of the door. I love the router, very comfortable when hand held.

The case is for my daughter so I asked her to sketch out where she wanted the shelves. I should have kept an eye on her and coached her…. When I returned and saw how many crazy cubbies she had created I thought I was in serious trouble! I did all the dado 1/4” at one sitting with just a standard 1/8” blade and a 1/8” calibration block. I would run it over the blade, pull miter gauge back and use the block as an offset…

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garberfc

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#7 posted 01-27-2013 04:13 AM

Oh, and thanks for all the complements…

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#8 posted 01-27-2013 05:50 AM

You two work good together.

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#9 posted 01-27-2013 05:53 AM

Man, that is nice.

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#10 posted 01-28-2013 01:01 AM

very functional piece you can do a lot with…good job…keep on crafting!

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garberfc

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#11 posted 01-28-2013 02:33 PM

Thanks All!

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