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Project by Monte Pittman posted 04-14-2014 01:09 AM 1622 views 2 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

More shelves from Beetle Kill Pine. 60” tall, 35” wide and 12” deep. Shelves are “in” now. 5 more sets to make. These are the first deliveries of a really busy week.

Thanks for reading

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 04-14-2014 01:16 AM

I love rustic stuff. :-)

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#2 posted 04-14-2014 01:18 AM

Really nice, Monte! The color in that Beetle kill pine is amazing. Glad you are getting back into production. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#3 posted 04-14-2014 01:20 AM

Wow those are amazing,good job.

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#4 posted 04-14-2014 01:20 AM

Congratulations! Monte is the back lap joint panels? Depth? Thanks. :-)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 04-14-2014 01:27 AM

I could of used these a few years ago. Great work

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#6 posted 04-14-2014 01:30 AM

Yes, the back is lap joints. It’s 1/2” thick. I tried down to 3/8”, just thought it was too thin.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#7 posted 04-14-2014 01:48 AM

Nice! I love your work.

-- Janice

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#8 posted 04-14-2014 01:50 AM


-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#9 posted 04-14-2014 01:53 AM

Love this and love that wood !

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

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#10 posted 04-14-2014 02:16 AM

Great job I like the distinct color of the Beetle kill pretty and unique good job thanks for sharing.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#11 posted 04-14-2014 02:41 AM

Very nice Monte. Great to see some production out of the little shop.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#12 posted 04-14-2014 05:59 AM

Nice shelves and great colored wood. You are so lucky to be right in the middle of BK Pine and have your own mill. You can cut the natural edge however you want it and pick and choose the best looking wood for your projects. That’s a real advantage over us who have to pick lumber off the shelf at HD. Hope the wood you sell is as nice as the wood in your projects. What is the finish on these shelves and can you show detail of the lap joints?

You really are the King of the Beetle Kill Pine.

-- I am going to go stand outside so if anyone asks about me, tell them I'M OUTSTANDING!

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#13 posted 04-14-2014 12:04 PM

great looking shelves Monte, the beautiful back panels are toooo pretty to hide with books.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#14 posted 04-14-2014 12:41 PM

Do you have your own crew of beetles you keep on payroll to make such great looking wood?
Very nice looking work you do!!!
Thanks for giving us a look.

-- (the only thing in there she says is....tap on head..........tap..........tap..... saw dust) - James

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#15 posted 04-14-2014 01:06 PM

One thing that is really cool about your work is that you take the wood from ‘devastated’ trees and make it into something beautiful and useful. You kick beetle butt!

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

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