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Project by jakub76 posted 412 days ago 985 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this simple shelving unit for inside my son’s wardrobe.

I was going to use MDF but knew I would rather work with timber, even if it is only pine. I milled the stock from some lengths of 2×8. Box joints on top cut with a router jig, simple dados for the shelves and a couple of drawer runners out of some hardwood offcuts to house a wire drawer for his socks and jocks, no metal fasteners.

It was a quick and practical project and I’m happy that it all came together fast and square. The finish is danish oil and wipe-on poly.





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SuburbanDon

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#1 posted 412 days ago

Looks nice. Better than anything I’ve ever done with pine.

-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---

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Oldtool

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#2 posted 412 days ago

Very nice and simple. Great box joints. Looks good, and will be functional.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#3 posted 412 days ago

Looks great, well done!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Fishinbo

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#4 posted 411 days ago

Simple but very sturdy and useful shelves. Great joinery and great job!

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Nighthawk

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#5 posted 410 days ago

nothing wrong with pine. (though our oine here in NZ is sightly different) still nothing wrong with pine.

-- Rome wasn't built in a day... but I wasn't on that job? ... http://www.wackywoodworks.co.nz

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