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Project by firefighterontheside posted 06-26-2013 09:48 PM 1323 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a client who collects records. He has about 250 with plans for more. This storage unit may hold up to 400. The top lifts off of the lower cabinet for ease of moving. The record shelves are built with half inch Baltic birch and the lower carcase is Baltic birch with the face frame and doors being hard maple. Door handles are walnut as well as wood plugs. It was a challenge putting all the shelf parts together, adding dowel dividers and having everything come out square. He was thrilled when I delivered it last night.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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#1 posted 06-26-2013 11:10 PM

That brings new meaning to the old saying: How do you fit a round peg into a square hole!!!
(Or something like that!!!)
Great organizer for a devote audiophile!
Nicely done!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 06-26-2013 11:44 PM

good job

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#3 posted 06-27-2013 12:00 AM

Wow! Reminds me of all the hours I spent in the record store flipping through albums. Very nicely done

-- "Necessity is the mother of invention"

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#4 posted 06-27-2013 12:48 AM

Nice project. You never know what someone is going to ask for, always interesting.

-- Eugenie Woodcraft

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#5 posted 06-27-2013 02:12 AM

great build,turned out well.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#6 posted 06-27-2013 08:28 AM

Great job and nice display of some collectables.

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

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#7 posted 06-27-2013 11:36 AM

Nice job and a great project…..kind of takes me back to the days of flicking through racks much like that for the latest record….:)

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#8 posted 06-27-2013 11:44 AM

That looks great. No wonder he was thrilled.

-- Master hand plane hoarder. -

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#9 posted 06-27-2013 02:40 PM

Cool project and great build… Looks great… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#10 posted 06-27-2013 02:56 PM

Thanksfor the nice comments.

-- Bill M. I love my job as a firefighter, but nothing gives me the satisfaction of running my hand over a project that I have built and just finished sanding.

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#11 posted 06-28-2013 09:04 PM

Cool and beautiful build! It brings back great memories. A great record stand for the great collection. Great work!

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