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Project by Vodo posted 292 days ago 843 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have a friend who has a bar in her basement. Her bottles are just stacked on the counter, and she wanted me to make a stepped “riser” so she could organize them and see the labels and such. We spent a couple hours at a wood store choosing the boards so they would look good. You may notice the quarter-sawn oak “pattern” on the faces of the riser match and flow from top to bottom. The maple shelves came out wonderfully.

The rounded pegs in the corner are inspired by the greene and greene style. They came out much like I envisioned.

This is my 4th woodworking project, if you don’t count a crosscut sled.

-- AKA vodo. I belong in a blue state.





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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 291 days ago

Very nice.
I like the round pegs

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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majuvla

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#2 posted 291 days ago

Beautiful ’’G&G’’ project.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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HillbillyShooter

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#3 posted 290 days ago

Great looking project—I particularly like your G&G style joints (even if the pegs are round)!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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THOMRIDER

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#4 posted 290 days ago

Excellent job. I really like it

-- Its all about the jigs

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Vodo

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#5 posted 290 days ago

Thank you everyone for your comments

-- AKA vodo. I belong in a blue state.

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Fishinbo

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#6 posted 289 days ago

Great looking steps, like the cool style and the joints look amazing with the pegs. Great job!

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Notsquare

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#7 posted 282 days ago

Pretty cool love the G&G styling!

-- "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind"

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