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Woodworkers Fighting Cancer Easel Build

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Project by Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop posted 11-25-2013 03:33 PM 845 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my version of the “Woodworkers Fighting Cancer Easel Build”. Inspired by both Marc (The WW) and Steve (WWMM), I came up with some minor changes to the design but added three different joinery techniques (half lap, half blind DT and sliding DT’s) along with a possible fourth one for the way the tray is located on the legs of the easel.

This was done in the honor of my mother who was diagnosed with Breast Cancer a little over a year ago. She underwent a radical double mastectomy and is now in remission. This is also in honor of my mother in law who also has had her bout with cancer and won. Also, we must not forget about all the other who are fighting cancer and struggling. This is for you too. This build will help with donations from the WW and WWMM along with corporate sponsorships from the WW side of things. Thank you all for inspiring us to show how we all care.

This was also for my beautiful daughter, Hannah (pictured above)

I did a video on this on my YouTube Channel that you can watch the full build. Check it out here.

http://youtu.be/6BjRlxCuplw

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK





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Oliver15

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#1 posted 11-25-2013 04:34 PM

Great project, Great cause, Great job.

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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#2 posted 11-25-2013 04:48 PM

Thank you very much and it was a fun build!

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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tefinn

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#3 posted 11-26-2013 02:07 AM

Really nice version Drew. I like the two different dovetails on the tray assembly. It’s a for a great cause. I’m working on one myself and hope to have it done this week.

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

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#4 posted 11-26-2013 08:21 AM

Oliver15 said it all. Thanks for sharing

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#5 posted 11-26-2013 12:49 PM

Thanks for contributing to the cause and sharing your version. Well done.

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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#6 posted 11-26-2013 02:36 PM

Thank you all for your kind words. Joinery was a fun challenge but I think it turned out really good. This cause means a lot to me because of what I stated above. Thank you all for your comments again!!!

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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#7 posted 11-26-2013 10:49 PM

Oliver15 +1—nothing more I can add, he said it best!

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

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Roger

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#8 posted 11-27-2013 01:42 PM

Yup, what everyone above me said.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#9 posted 11-29-2013 04:41 PM

Gorgeous and well crafted easel. The wood is pretty and those joints are amazing. Great cause and great job!

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#10 posted 12-03-2013 12:09 AM

I’ve been away out of town for a little over a week visiting. Got a lot to catch up on like your nice looking Easel and for a good cause too!
Nice work Drew!

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

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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#11 posted 12-03-2013 01:41 AM

Thank you all again for your kind words.
Fishinbo: thank you, the joints were fun to execute. I think they turned out great myself. Thank you again.

Tony: hey Tony, glad to see you back. You are right, you do have a lot to catch up on. Good luck with that!
Thank you for your kind words about my easel. I had a blast building it.

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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