Canoe Shelf

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Project by Matt posted 09-11-2013 12:10 AM 1775 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I’ve been out of the game for a little over two years now due to the Army. Got home on post-deployment leave and I had been having the itch to make some saw dust. Built this for our home and a surprise for the wife. Feels good to dust off the ol tools and get back at it even if it was just for a short period of time!

-- Hold on! Let me get the board stretcher!

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#1 posted 09-11-2013 12:16 AM

Looks great! I made one of these before, but I like the design of yours better. Did you use a plan?

Thanks for posting.

-- It's better to have a tool and not need it than to need a tool and not have it.

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#2 posted 09-11-2013 12:49 AM

Looks good and thanks for your service

-- Gary, Little River,SC I've Learned that the Lord didn't do it all in one day and neither can I

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#3 posted 09-11-2013 01:50 AM

Awesome job Matt. Same here, I built one years ago and painted the inside red, always did regret it. I like your natural look.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#4 posted 09-12-2013 06:32 AM

Careful they (you know who they are) will be wanting you to do a river crossing in it!!!

Looks good!!

-- Regards Robert

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#5 posted 09-16-2013 02:30 PM

Cool shelf! Like the canoe design and the rustic look. I’m sure wife loves it. Thanks for sharing the great project and for your service.

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#6 posted 09-16-2013 03:09 PM

I love these. You did a nice job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#7 posted 09-17-2014 11:49 PM

Nice shelf, thank you for your service.

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