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when I went home this summer It was planned around a memorial service for my late uncle, who was a woodworker. I inherited a shaper and other useful stuff and more to come. in my stuff was a ton of plans and a ton of wood,weekend woodworker, pop. woodworking mags and some books on woodworking. I built my son his first potty chair and my first real piece of furniture. here is a picture or 2 of it. it is made of pine because I can’t find decent wood around here other than Borg stuff and its too expensive to make mistakes

1st days progress
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glued and screwed up
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almost done needs some more painting and finishing
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and this is the little devil its for
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-- Jim in Cushing Oklahoma





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alholstein

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#1 posted 08-05-2008 03:34 AM

Jim,

That looks great, my first thought was where is the John Deere logo?

Regards,
Al

-- Al Holstein "I wood do it"

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Jim

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#2 posted 08-05-2008 03:41 AM

I’m working on the deere logo. I need to get out there in the shop this week and cut one out to put on it.

-- Jim in Cushing Oklahoma

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brianinpa

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#3 posted 08-05-2008 03:46 AM

Nice affect with the magazine rack on the side.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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jerryw

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#4 posted 08-05-2008 04:05 AM

every guy needs a magazine rack close to the throne. great job on the chair.

-- jerryw-wva.

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Rob Drown

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#5 posted 08-05-2008 04:09 AM

Very Cool. Where does he put the TV remote?

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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trifern

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#6 posted 08-05-2008 04:24 AM

Wow, splash gaurd and magazine racks. I could use a super sized version of that for myself. Thank you for sharing Jim.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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Bigbuck

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#7 posted 08-05-2008 05:08 AM

Very nice

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Bureaucrat

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#8 posted 08-05-2008 05:26 AM

Heck, just put a big G or a number 4 on it for the most renowned Packer. A commemorative piece for a small sports fan!

-- Gary

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Napaman

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#9 posted 08-05-2008 06:31 AM

truly a cool throne!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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jeanmarc

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#10 posted 08-05-2008 07:25 AM

Very nice

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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Bradford

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#11 posted 08-05-2008 04:32 PM

I like this little chair that you made for your little man.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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#12 posted 08-05-2008 06:46 PM

Very nice – I’ll bet your son loves it! Should have added a cup holder, too, don’t you think? I mean, if you are going to have a magazine rack and all, seems as though a drink holder would be essential :-))

JimC

-- A veteran is someone who, at one point in his/her life, wrote a blank check made payable to "The United States of America," for an amount of "up to and including his/her life".

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Callum Kendall

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#13 posted 08-05-2008 07:39 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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Jim

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#14 posted 08-07-2008 02:23 AM

Well he has started sitting on it. I still haven’t got the deere logo on it but he doesn’t care.
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-- Jim in Cushing Oklahoma

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Wudbutcher

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#15 posted 08-29-2008 08:13 AM

Nice chair. I built one very similar for my grandson. It on my project page. Cheers/Wudbutcher

-- Big Steve

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