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Project by Monty Queen posted 06-13-2016 03:48 AM 2047 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a divider for the living room and the dinning room. We have ordered new furniture it will be in a couple of weeks. So I design this and built it for her. I just wanted to post it to show everybody. I have not been making and posting a lot of projects lately.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 06-13-2016 11:30 AM

Nice work, Monty. It looks good in there!!


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#2 posted 06-13-2016 12:04 PM

I like the combination of colors and the style. Nice project.

-- Seeing is believing.

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#3 posted 06-13-2016 12:47 PM

Nice solution, and it looks gr8 too.

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#4 posted 06-13-2016 01:48 PM

Very nice.

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#5 posted 06-13-2016 03:28 PM

Looks really great! What woods did you use, is this a permanent install?

-- Ron, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Monty Queen

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#6 posted 06-13-2016 04:44 PM

Northwest 29, thanks for the comments. The woods I use was red oak and at the bottom I just use a fir 2×6 to mount it on to give it stability. Yes I make it to be permanent. However I can unscrew it and move it if I had to move some furniture in it. the opening is 41 inches so my sofa when I get it in should fit right through it. But if I have a problem I can unscrew the six screws in the smaller end put it right back in.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#7 posted 06-14-2016 12:06 PM

Hey Monty, I noticed the shot was from the “dog” side of the fence. Is this significant as to which side your wife will allow you on? :) Looks great and great solution to the dogs messing up the new furniture. I’ve seen my daughter go through several couches and recliners with her 3 dogs that this solution would have solved.

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#8 posted 06-14-2016 04:47 PM

Monty that looks very nice, just like what I was hoping to do at the top of the stairs for kid containment. I made a rough prototype from construction grade pine and it never got taken down, it works, but it’s not pretty. What I would give to get out of the rust belt and down in the Columbia area, had a uncle in Irmo and I really like that area!

-- "Lack of effort will result in failure with amazing predictability" - Me

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