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Project by Don W posted 07-28-2013 04:24 PM 1367 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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chrisstef

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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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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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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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AnthonyReed

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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?

-- ~Tony

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terryR

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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...

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Don W

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#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!

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.net

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Brit

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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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theoldfart

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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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Airframer

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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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bluekingfisher

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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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Mauricio

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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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Dave

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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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Fishinbo

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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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