Here is a pic of a podium I built at school!

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Project by Beginningwoodworker posted 07-11-2008 11:45 PM 1735 views 0 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a picture of my latest project, I am really proud of this one I made a 98 on it. I made my shop teacher real proud on this one. How I built it use two 2×4’s for the stand and 2×4’s for the feet, I am 3/4’’ plywood for the top, and then I cover the 2×4 stand with 1/4’’ brich plywood, I made my own molding with the help of my teacher. I left it natural.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#1 posted 07-11-2008 11:58 PM

Looks nice, Charles. I like the foot and pedestal design. Keep up the good work.

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#2 posted 07-12-2008 12:03 AM


I can see why your teacher gave you such a good grade. This is a super looking project. Your skills are improving daily.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Dan'um Style

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#3 posted 07-12-2008 12:04 AM

nice. useful and maybe even quite marketable project .

welcome to lumberjocks.

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#4 posted 07-12-2008 02:41 AM

Great job, keep it up!

-- Eric at

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#5 posted 07-12-2008 02:44 AM

Great details! Thanks for posting.

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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#6 posted 07-12-2008 04:56 AM

Good job!

-- Garyb6, “True simplicity does not reveal the tremendous effort it requires.” - Somerset Maugham

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#7 posted 07-12-2008 06:57 AM

as a teacher—-I can appreciate a good podium…I love mine that I “adopted” when I moved into my classroom…

This is really cool charles!!! I love seeing your stuff…congrats on the good grade…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#8 posted 07-12-2008 09:27 AM

Very nice! I’m sure the school is proud of you. And an excellent use of common lumber as well…

-- --Chuck

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 07-12-2008 04:21 PM

Hi Charles;

Nice project.

I’m sure it’s nice to see your work in use.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#10 posted 07-12-2008 11:00 PM

If that’s your drums, you’ve got it made because woodworking drummers are special people. If not, I can see by your talents you will be whatever you want to be in woodworking. Keep up the good work.

-- Jim

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#11 posted 07-13-2008 02:42 AM

Yes those are my drums, I been playing for years. :)

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#12 posted 07-21-2008 03:04 AM

Great to see another project and your growth in skills. A future cabinetmaker for sure!

Thanks for sharing and keep up the good work!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana,

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#13 posted 10-09-2008 05:14 AM

Nice podium!! Another woodworking/musician!! Must be part of being creative!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#14 posted 10-10-2008 12:31 AM

Yes it is!!!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#15 posted 10-11-2008 04:29 PM

Thanks for the tip.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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