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Project by August McCormick Lehman III posted 10-06-2015 01:46 PM 1595 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

i must say building this was fun i got help from my dad and all the wood was old shelving material from a 50 year old building,.
the only new item is the yellow pine table top.
construction was lap joint,biscuit, miter,and butt joint.
thanks Dad,.
and now wife is happy for now.

-- https://photos.google.com/b/114897950873317692653/





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Mosquito

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#1 posted 10-06-2015 02:15 PM

nice work, looks great man!

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chrisstef

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#2 posted 10-06-2015 02:24 PM

Great use of space August. You gave your wife one heck of a space to get all dolled up in. Good work buddy!

-- Its not a crack, its a casting imperfection.

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terryR

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#3 posted 10-06-2015 02:58 PM

A very smart build, August!
So, that’s how I get my wife to keep all her stuff in ONE spot! :)

I love the chest for a seat. more storage space?

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#4 posted 10-06-2015 03:20 PM

Well done August. You really did a nice job on this one. Lots of good stuff here.

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#5 posted 10-06-2015 05:26 PM

That’s a nice design August. Well done :-)

-- "Duck and Bob would be out doin some farming with funny hats on." chrisstef

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#6 posted 10-06-2015 06:31 PM

Great job Auggie!!

-- Rule 7 - Always be specific when you lie

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#7 posted 10-06-2015 06:38 PM

Nice job Auggie. Looks like the wife is all moved in and no doubt likes it! All she has to do is find a nice cushion for the seat!

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#8 posted 10-06-2015 10:04 PM

Great job August!

-- Paul, Duvall, WA

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#9 posted 10-06-2015 10:12 PM

Sweet. Nice work.

-- Jeff NJ

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August McCormick Lehman III

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#10 posted 10-07-2015 01:17 AM

Thanks for all the kind words folks and also thanks for the support also when asking advice
Yes the chest / stool is a extra storage space.

I must say it was fun using my tools.
Wouldn’t have a chance with our looking at all you guys stuff.

Again thanks.

At least wife is happy now I can concentrate on the kitchen.

-- https://photos.google.com/b/114897950873317692653/

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PaulChau

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#11 posted 10-09-2015 02:58 AM

Considering how many toiletries and bottles and things women have, this vanity is perfect for storing all those little things!!

-- Paul Chau, manager at: https://supercheapselfstorage.com.au/facilities/perth/south-perth/

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August McCormick Lehman III

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#12 posted 10-09-2015 03:18 AM

Thanks Paul
I’ve made some for her already in the bathroom and still need more room.
Thanks

-- https://photos.google.com/b/114897950873317692653/

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Buckethead

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#13 posted 10-09-2015 05:42 AM

Very nice design. Super clean. Happy wife, happy life!

-- Support woodworking hand models. Buy me a sawstop.

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