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Basement Bar I built with my father. Mostly quarter sawn White Oak with black granite top. This started my venture into woodworking.
-- Billy Long Island, NY
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#1 posted 04-19-2013 01:51 PM
Very nice. Are you open for business?
-- Mark, Newton, NC. www.routermillwoodworks.weebly.com
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#2 posted 04-19-2013 02:13 PM
Nice job, since you didn’t take enough pics for us Lumerjock junkies, I will have to insist that I come of for a beer and take a closer look. Well done.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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#3 posted 04-19-2013 02:26 PM
I’m with Ken90712.
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#4 posted 04-19-2013 02:28 PM
-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive
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#5 posted 04-19-2013 03:58 PM
Where do you go from there? This STARTED your venture in woodworking?Where would you start your sports career, at the NBA finals?
Gorgeous. Simply gorgeous.
-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush
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#6 posted 04-19-2013 04:17 PM
Great job. As suggested in the future we like lots of pictures, dimensions and descriptions. Other wise you have to buy a round for all of us. :-)
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-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
#7 posted 04-19-2013 04:54 PM
Thanks for all the compliments….it was a lot of fun, very frustrating, but, did start the itch. I will try to load some in progress pics. I did not think it was going to come out that nice. Also had no idea of the amount of tools I would amass. lol. Thanks again.
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#8 posted 04-19-2013 06:28 PM
I want one of these in my basement!
Great looking bar—and I really like the cash register! Nice touch!
#9 posted 04-19-2013 06:40 PM
I bought the cash register..for more than my wife knew…so kind of committed myself to building the bar to go under it.
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#10 posted 04-19-2013 07:08 PM
Wow! Extreme work! Your work left me speechless! A work of art! Elegantly done!
-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"
#11 posted 04-19-2013 07:17 PM
I am hooked on the idea of building a real nice bench. That will be my next project I think soon as I find a way to pay for all the maple.
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#12 posted 04-19-2013 07:34 PM
Ill make a road trip down 84 for free beer and a seat at that bar. Heck of a nice job Billy. Did you wear the tie just for the photo? ;)
-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty
#13 posted 04-19-2013 07:56 PM
No..the tie is for the gig that pays the bills.
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#14 posted 04-19-2013 11:32 PM
Wow, awesome job!
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#15 posted 04-19-2013 11:39 PM
Outstanding job ! You two did it just right.
-- Thanks for all the lessons!
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