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Project by BusterB posted 05-22-2020 10:39 PM 384 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my LJ buddies pointed out I have been posting quite a few unfinished projects as of late. I thought I should post a finished one to prove that I do finish one from time to time.. lol.
My sister sent me a picture of a small shelf she had found somewhere and asked if I could make her one similar so she could place our moms and her son’s urns on it. Told her I would give it a go and since I had a bunch of pine scraps left over from other recent projects would use them so it wouldn’t cost her anything. Not sure what the style is (possibly craftsman or early caveman maybe) but it’s solid pine finished with Minwax provincial stain. Used pocket hole screws to attach the shelf spacers and dowel pins to back up the glue for the top shelf.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)





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luv2learn

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#1 posted 05-22-2020 11:29 PM

Now that is one beautiful shelf Buster. Thanks for posting this!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 05-23-2020 12:11 AM

Ni sturdy shelves, Buster, finished or not!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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BusterB

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#3 posted 05-23-2020 12:24 AM

L2L- thank you buddy. Not too bad for pine which I usually have a tough time getting to take a finish

Jim- thank you sir. Seems to be pretty sturdy. Hope it will hold a couple of urns at least..lol

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#4 posted 05-23-2020 02:08 AM

Has a nice open look.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#5 posted 05-23-2020 02:39 AM

It looks so cool Buster. At first I thought you burned the grain with a torch. Nice design.

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

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#6 posted 05-23-2020 04:03 PM

Magnificant vine rack style design….I like that raw look.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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