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Project by BenI posted 125 days ago 612 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

We’re remodeling part of our church and my pastor asked if I could make a case for pre-amps to match the wood beams and other wood and this is what I came up with.

My first project for someone other than myself or my mother so it was a new experience working on the design and specifics with someone. The general design was pretty much left up to me except for required height, depth and width for the amps.

Built out of white pine to match wood in the area, I added hand holds on the sides and sliders on the bottom to make moving it easier. Decided to make mortises in the sides and tenons for the top and bottom and corner blocks plus cross bracing to keep it from racking and made recesses in the side for them to make it a little more visually appealing (shown in the last picture). I used biscuits to attach the cross braces to the rest of the case which worked well. Also used them to help align the several glueups I had to do, each part of the case is made from 4 separate boards, which I did my best to match to hide the joints.

Finished with 3 coats of pecan stain and 4 coats of wipe-on poly.

Thanks for looking guys!

-- Ben from IL





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woodchuckerNJ

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#1 posted 125 days ago

Good job.

-- Jeff NJ

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DocSavage45

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#2 posted 125 days ago

Beni,

Good to see it finished. Hope you put your signature on it. :-)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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BenI

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#3 posted 125 days ago

Thank you!

Doc- I did burn my signature and the month/year on the underside of the top. I would have posted a picture but it is of course my full name haha. It turned out looking good though and will definitely use it on future projects too.

-- Ben from IL

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#4 posted 125 days ago

Looks GOOD! very functional and one rack space left for another amp. or recorder deck. great job.

-- LAUS DEO!

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#5 posted 125 days ago

Thanks olddrivers I’m pleased with how it turned out

-- Ben from IL

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#6 posted 121 days ago

Looks great and well crafted. It’s way better that store bought ones. Like the finish.

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