Tabletop Easel

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Project by Roger posted 156 days ago 1236 views 22 times favorited 39 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Kat started doing some painting. She is very good at it, i.m.o. She wanted an easel, so, after scoping some out, out there in cyber-space, I got a few ideas. From the scrap and cut-off bins, here’s what I came up with. Some plywood, Walnut, Cherry, and a …................. (yep, I’m gonna say it: “a piece o Ash”) .......Keep it clean out there…. LOL.. It is a bit big, (now, sure to know, I’m speakin bout the easel here), ........... come on, you know that’s funny….... but, ok, let me get my stuff together…... uhh-hummm, anyhoo, in case she paints any larger pics, (I’m sure she will), she’ll be able to do them on here. It is adjustable, and folds flat for easy carrying, and setup. As always, all the looks and/or comments, good/bad/ugly, are appreciated. Now that the Guinness’ have spoken, thnx again. Whew! I’m ok now….?

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#1 posted 156 days ago

You sure didn’t waste any time getting back in the saddle. Thought you were getting older and taking your time?

-- Greg, No. Cal.

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#2 posted 156 days ago

That’s a great job. Well designed and built. She will definitely like this and put it to good use. The paintings displayed are very nice too. Also, were you a dolphin’s fan in the 70’s? Please say yes! 1972….best ever team in the NFL.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 156 days ago

I like what you came up with Roger, it looks mighty fine! I may have to copy this for my own needs. Love the painting also. You and Kat are good for each other. Nice job!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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#4 posted 156 days ago

Very nice….. !

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#5 posted 156 days ago

Thnx folks. Definitely, Tony. A smaller version would be nice as well. :Jay:... lol, how bout some Csonka & Kick…?? I’m not a huge football fan, but, I do like a good game now n then. The 70’s were gr8 (i think).... hehehe

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#6 posted 156 days ago

Looks awesome Roger! Nice job on it.

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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#7 posted 156 days ago

Like the easel AND the smaller painting on the left!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 156 days ago

Good one Roger….You got it going on…....

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,001 ways that won't work.

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#9 posted 156 days ago

Great idea …..I may have borrow your concept and make one for a dear friend who paints in her spare time….thanks for sharing !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#10 posted 156 days ago

Great job. Excellent design.

-- 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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#11 posted 156 days ago

I WANT ONE!!! This is really cool, Roger! I really like her paintings as well. You will have to keep showing them in the backgrounds of your own projects! ;)

Really a nice project though! Great work.


-- Contributing Editor, Creative Woodworks and Crafts, Sheila Landry Designs "Knowledge is Power"

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#12 posted 156 days ago

Great job—that should do the job and make Kat very happy.

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

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#13 posted 156 days ago

Nice project.
Nice beard.
Nice pants.

-- Pete, "It isn't broken, you just aren't using it right."

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#14 posted 156 days ago

Guess you’re in the Sweet books again :: )))
Lookin like a bit of a regular Artist yourself there Roger.
Well done man

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#15 posted 156 days ago

You did a fine job Roger, very nice.

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