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Office Credenza #2: Build Process - Bones

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Blog entry by wunderaa posted 478 days ago 775 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: Starting Off - Design and Materials Part 2 of Office Credenza series Part 3: Face Frame »

I had the good fortune to nab a new (better!) job at the end of January. I set up my start date so I’d have a good couple of weeks off…for woodworking of course!

Starting the build, I decided to make the car carcass with 3 boxes. Sides are all 3/4 walnut ply and the back is just 1/4” for all of the strength. Each step of the process, I would go back to my SketchUp model and print off my cut lists to ensure I get everything right.

Set up table saw for 8’x2’ cuts:

Parts Cut

Cut list

Dados all done

Boxes were assembled with glue and brads

I decided to make a subframe to support the whole unit. SYP was used here.

Now I can assemble the boxes on the subframe

Fun stuff! Starting to get a feel for how massive this thing will be in real life :)



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#1 posted 478 days ago

That looks really nice. Can’t wait to see how it turns out. Hopefully you have help bringing it in

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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