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Project by rjb37 posted 10-26-2013 08:13 PM 735 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A friend at work asked my to make him something that he could put papers in and hang it on his cubicle wall. This is what I came up with. All pine and mostly done by hand. I used a bandsaw to saw my angles and round cut outs. All the fitting and trimming was done with rasps, planes, and chisels.
The first part of the hanger is through mortised and wedged into the body and I dovetailed the other part of the hanger to that one.
I just finished putting on a coat of shellac, two more and it’ll be done.

-- accidental woodworker

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#1 posted 10-27-2013 04:01 AM

Very nice work. I’m sure your friend will love it.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#2 posted 10-27-2013 08:23 AM

Nice box, every home needs this.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 10-27-2013 09:52 AM

Very nice work and the design is good too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 10-27-2013 12:24 PM

Very practical, Your workmate will appreciate it. Thanks for posting it, I will put it in my favourites list as a future project.



-- Cliff Australia : Snoring is good. It blows away all the Sawdust.

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#5 posted 10-27-2013 10:44 PM

Thanx for all the comments. Lumberjocks is the best site on the WWW.

-- accidental woodworker

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#6 posted 10-30-2013 04:21 PM

Looks great, like the design especially those well made joints. Cool idea and great job!

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#7 posted 10-30-2013 11:49 PM

The more I do hand work, the more I am amazed at how well my joinery turns out. I’m slowly proving to myself I don’t a lot of power equipment to work wood.

-- accidental woodworker

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