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Here is a few pic of a mantel shelf I made for my mom using only a circular saw, router, 1/4 sheet sander, and a coping saw. The finish is a water base milk paint the color is sage green.
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#1 posted 09-17-2008 01:48 AM
I predict she will be keeping you busy with project requests.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#2 posted 09-17-2008 01:57 AM
It’s always fun to see what YOU (BWW) can create, with only a small amount of tools available. Nice job, as always.
-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric
#3 posted 09-17-2008 01:58 AM
Yes she will Charlie! Right now I got a new tool a Hitachi 10’’ Compound miter saw.
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#4 posted 09-17-2008 02:11 AM
very nice! i really like the milk paint on it! looks great!
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#5 posted 09-17-2008 03:24 AM
Very Nice CJ. I see she already has it filled with family memories.
I suspect, now that you have the new saw, there will be many more projects made for her and all of your family.
-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.
#6 posted 09-17-2008 05:04 AM
Yes they are Jarrod, I have learn how to do rough and finish carpentry. and cabinets.
Dick, & Barb Cain
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#7 posted 09-17-2008 02:06 PM
-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1
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#8 posted 09-17-2008 04:02 PM
Keep this up and you are going to be obligated to change your nic.
-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles
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#9 posted 09-17-2008 06:58 PM
-- jeanmarc manosque france
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#10 posted 09-17-2008 08:15 PM
nice work, how did you like working with milk paint? I’ve never tried it before.
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#11 posted 09-17-2008 08:38 PM
Nice one! I want to make a mantle shelf for our fireplace, and I really like your style.
-- "The only thing that counts is faith, expressing itself in love." --Galatians 5:6
#12 posted 09-18-2008 12:40 AM
So far I like working with it.
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#13 posted 10-16-2008 02:36 AM
Nice mantel and it looks like you finished it just in the nick of time! Boy does your Mom have a lot of pictures! Nice job. What material did you use?
-- Don, Pittsburgh
#14 posted 10-16-2008 02:46 AM
I used soft maple!
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