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Blog entry by woodchic posted 04-06-2009 08:04 PM 1275 reads 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I began taking some shop classes for woodworking about 6 years ago. I used to tease my instructor that I was his worst nightmare come to life, because I could think of nothing small that I wanted to build….....it was all big stuff. This is a long story so I am going to make it short…......this is my second project ever…..I designed it, carved it, built it myself. I made two of these….....one for each one of my sons. The headboards are out of white pine and the posts are made out of hemlock.

Josephs room, bed made( and handcarved by (c) Robin Renee'

-- Robin Renee'



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SCOTSMAN

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#1 posted 04-06-2009 08:07 PM

hi the picture is not too clear could you repost please regardsAlistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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gagewestern

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#2 posted 04-06-2009 08:09 PM

Hi nice job. The finish like the best is shellac mostly because you can put on another coat every 30 min to ahour brian gagewestern.com oh Ky. is one of my favorite states the state parks are wonderful

-- gagewestern

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#3 posted 04-06-2009 08:51 PM

Awesome!!!

-- Allison, Northeastern Ca. Remember, Amateurs built the Ark. Professionals built the Titanic!

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#4 posted 04-06-2009 09:21 PM

Thank you….....Allison,Gagewestern,Schotsman, I am having trouble posting my pics on this site….bear with me and I will get some better ones on here.

-- Robin Renee'

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#5 posted 04-06-2009 09:21 PM

Did you guys notice that all us good looking woodworkers have talent! Very nice job Robin!

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#6 posted 04-06-2009 09:49 PM

Gorgeous!!

Love the entire room!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#7 posted 04-07-2009 01:24 AM

Great job Robin. You did super.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#8 posted 04-07-2009 04:33 AM

It looks great, what I can see of it!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#9 posted 04-08-2009 01:03 AM

Very impressive

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#10 posted 04-08-2009 05:19 PM

Hi Robin;

Why build anything easy?

Great project. Seems you’re not afraid to try anything, huh?

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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woodchic

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#11 posted 04-08-2009 05:44 PM

Yea….....I saw your comment on your page about making everything so complicated…........I am the same way…............I have got to complicate….................if I can’t then why, oh why, bother with it. my instructor was very good with me, I brought in my designs and he would take in a big sigh and say go ahead….............I had very little skill at that time…........ but big ideas!

-- Robin Renee'

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#12 posted 07-22-2009 10:02 PM

Your a true artist well done Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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