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Project by wncguy posted 308 days ago 1239 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is one that I had a brain freeze or fart, perhaps both when I was cutting out the bottom drawer. Decided to see if I could salvage it while I was waiting for my new drum sander to work on more boxes. I re-cut the drawer to proper shape & glued piece back to box. Tried some thin CA glue with sanding dust to fill in, but think I didn’t get it filled enough so it showed after sanding.

Obviously it is noticeable in final piece so guess it will not be a gift or to the gallery, but remain at home as reminder (with others) what not to do.

Thanks for looking.

-- Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 308 days ago

I know we woodworkers can always see the mistakes we think we made, but others may not. If you are selling your wares, I would put it out with the other items and see what happens….unless you just have to have another BS box setting in your house or shop…

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 308 days ago

It’s really not not very obvious to anyone else. The piece is very nice. I would put it out there as well.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Blackie_

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#3 posted 308 days ago

Nice Wnc

What I would do here is cutout that side of the wall completely 1/4” – 1/2” what ever is needed to clear the mistake and make it a design feature, do the same on the upper drawer on the other side to off set.

Something like this.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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wncguy

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#4 posted 308 days ago

Thanks guys… appreciate your comments on options. In reality I don’t have many boxes at home, almost all have been given as gifts or in a gallery that accepted my work. So keeping it wouldn’t be too bad.

Randy you sure have the ability for creative designs & solutions!

All three of you do fantastic work & I only hope I can begin to approach your skills & results.

-- Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad

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LookingGlass

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#5 posted 306 days ago

Beautiful wood and finish..as others said, I would put it out.

-- Take care.....Ed

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wncguy

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#6 posted 305 days ago

Ed – thank you for your comment & suggestion.

-- Any man can be a father, but it takes someone special to be a Dad

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