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Project by Kaleb the Swede posted 09-17-2013 02:03 AM 1166 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mom is a 4th grade teacher. The crappy mdf shelf she had to hold her students games broke completely. She said hey you build one for me. Not “can you” but ” build me one”. She’s still mom.

Anyway maple plywood, mahogany accents. I liked all of the figure on the top piece. Poly. It’s on wheels so she can push it around the classroom.

42 inches high. 30 inches wide. 10 inches deep.

Thanks a million for looking.

The swede.

-- Just trying to build something beautiful





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Dallas

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#1 posted 09-17-2013 02:10 AM

So you were trying to think of a different answer?

Bad boy!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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kdc68

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#2 posted 09-17-2013 02:45 AM

Handsome bookshelf…You will get an “A” on your report card…Great job…

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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robscastle

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#3 posted 09-17-2013 07:30 AM

Just goes to show if you declined “the request” you may not been around to post the great work!

-- Regards Robert

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Kaleb the Swede

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#4 posted 09-17-2013 10:37 AM

Maybe I should post a picture of the paddle dad made for mom out of the piece of trim that still sits on top of the fridge at my parents house. Thanks for the comments guys, I see there are a bunch of moms kids here too

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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Marty Smoley

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#5 posted 09-17-2013 01:20 PM

Very nice shelf. I like the accents a lot. Wheel are a good idea. Well done.

-- Marty, http://www.wickedpiggy.com

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nailbanger2

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#6 posted 09-17-2013 01:24 PM

It’s on wheels so she can push it around the classroom. Sounds like that’s not the only thing she pushes around. ;)

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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stefang

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#7 posted 09-17-2013 08:57 PM

A happy mom is important. Great work Kaleb.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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fredj

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#8 posted 09-17-2013 09:44 PM

Nice work. Teachers need support, you are lucky to have each other.

-- Fredj

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Kaleb the Swede

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#9 posted 09-18-2013 02:24 AM

Thanks a million guys. Yes mom is happy, had to sign the back and date it. Again thanks for the comments

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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Ken90712

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#10 posted 09-18-2013 03:09 PM

Nice work, Yep when Mom speaks we listen…
My Pops always said . ” Never argue with a man with a gun or a Woman”

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

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