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Tablet Stand - Spotted Gum

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Project by jakub76 posted 02-07-2013 04:30 AM 1562 views 6 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Getting back into the swing of woodworking this year with a simple, quick project. A tablet stand for my daughter made from reclaimed Spotted Gum. Busted this out in about half a day. Some inspiration from here I like the lipped groove, thanks Page2171.

I worked out the dimensions I wanted then glued up a block to start. I used the table saw at full tilt and full extension (scary) as well as a sacrificial fence, stop blocks and a few clamps to keep my hands well out of the way. I tidied up the bottom of the groove with chisels, hand planed a chamfer in the front and relieved all the edges with sandpaper. I finished it with a coat of shellac and two coats of wipe-on poly with a light sanding in between.

Thanks for looking.





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#1 posted 02-07-2013 02:30 PM

Cool, should be useful.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 02-08-2013 03:30 PM

Beautiful shape and finish. Looks great with the tablet.

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#3 posted 05-19-2013 07:53 PM

Very nice. Looks quite weighty! I like it,

Garry

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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