Christmas Gifts 2013

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Project by Donovanjns posted 245 days ago 676 views 7 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The company I work for moved offices this last October. Some of the furniture was destined for the landfill. I convinced the office manager to let me purchase the solid cherry built in cabinetry and desks for a small fee. In return I made her one of these stools for her young son. I made 5 more for other friends and family with small children.

I am very happy to have saved the wood from the landfill and to have a plenty of material to build with. I used the same material for my daughters keepsake box

Material: 1” solid cherry; dowels – cherry stained poplar
Finish: 2 coats boiled linseed oil, and paste wax

-- Donovan

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#1 posted 244 days ago

Nice salvage. Great work.

-- 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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#2 posted 244 days ago

very nice,thanks for sharing.

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#3 posted 244 days ago

Great job

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#4 posted 243 days ago

Pretty stuff, neet, simple design.

-- ...and whether or not it is clear to us, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should...DESIDERATA...Max Ehrmann

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