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So my wife has been putting together some pieces for a display case for some of her old crocks. We’ve found the pieces, and the fun began.
Here is the blog.
Thanks for stopping by.
-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net
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#1 posted 07-28-2013 04:34 PM
Well Done buddy. Thats a salvage job i can get into. Im sure Ma Yoda is very pleased.
-- "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
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#2 posted 07-28-2013 04:45 PM
Nice. Seems like your projects always come together quickly. That is a skill in itself.
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#3 posted 07-28-2013 04:58 PM
Angle braces are a stroke of genius.
-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --
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#4 posted 07-28-2013 05:26 PM
You are just amazing Don. It came out fantastic.
What did you make while you finished the last half of your coffee?
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#5 posted 07-28-2013 05:34 PM
Wow, that was quick!Looks great, Don. Compliments the old crocks very nicely.
-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...
#6 posted 07-28-2013 05:52 PM
Thanks Guys. There’s more to go in it, but we’re waiting on the inspiration to strike!
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#7 posted 07-28-2013 06:05 PM
That’s fantastic Don! Nothing like a bit of salvage and repurposing.
-- Andy -- Old Chinese proverb say: "If you think something can't be done, don't interrupt man who is doing it."
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#8 posted 07-28-2013 07:33 PM
Impressive recycle job. Compliments the contents without distracting the viewer.
-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )
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#9 posted 07-29-2013 08:40 AM
Nicely done! This came together quickly too!
-- Eric - "I'm getting proficient with these hand jobbers. - BigRedKnothead"
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#10 posted 07-29-2013 09:51 AM
Good use and new life for old materials. I like it.
-- No one plans to fail, they just, just fail to plan
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#11 posted 07-29-2013 04:43 PM
That came out great Don!
-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch
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#12 posted 07-30-2013 01:10 AM
I am not big on this look , but the wife is. Don I am sure your wife loves it.Mine would.
-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com
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#13 posted 07-31-2013 03:43 PM
Like the antique and vintage look. It came out really beautiful. Great recycle of the wood.
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