This is my first progect

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Project by dimitrios posted 01-16-2012 07:42 PM 2393 views 3 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

MY first progect is that closet.I build it from pine.When i start i have no idea how to do it!!!But now i think it came nice!!!

-- Dimitrios Afidnes Greece

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#1 posted 01-16-2012 08:39 PM

nice job

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#2 posted 01-16-2012 08:40 PM

Very nice! Keep up the great work.

-- It's just cutting, sanding, glueing & finishing!

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#3 posted 01-16-2012 08:52 PM

It looks pretty good, but I think on the end doors I would “X” the support members instead of just making the standard “Z”.
I do applaud you for putting the “Z” board in the correct direction. I have had to go back and do punchout on different places I worked and one of the things that I always hated was when a homeowner put the “Z” board backwards.

Now…. my question to you….. Do you know why you need to put the board that direction? A lot of the newer carpenters out there have no idea that it makes a difference.

One thing I would do is scrape the finish off those bolt heads and darken them with some burnt coffee grounds, then coat them with polyurethane. there are other better ways, but this will put a more finished look to an outstanding job.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#4 posted 01-16-2012 09:58 PM

Realy i dont now about the “Z” direction of the board!!!Thank you for your advice about the bolts!!!!!

-- Dimitrios Afidnes Greece

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#5 posted 01-16-2012 10:13 PM

Look at your door and think of the pull of gravity.
The goal is to support the door. If you put the angled board so that it is toward the hinge side top, the door wil be allowed to stretch downwards like a pantograph. The way you did it is much stronger because although the boards may move, they have no where to go because the angled board is snubbed up against a solid point… the hinges.

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#6 posted 01-17-2012 03:02 AM

A beautiful job. Cant wait to see your 2nd project!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#7 posted 01-17-2012 03:37 AM

That is a very nice closet you built Dimitrios
You did it the same way I would have. Just jump in with both feet and start working. The outcome is very satisfying.
Hope to see more of your projects soon.

-- Roger, Wisconsin, Beer is proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.

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#8 posted 01-17-2012 04:52 AM

Nice work especially for a first project.

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#9 posted 01-17-2012 05:54 AM

Very nice!

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#10 posted 01-17-2012 07:58 AM

The important thing is that you enjoyed the build.

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#11 posted 01-17-2012 04:51 PM

Nice way to get started in woodworking!

Thanks for posting!

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#12 posted 02-12-2012 03:34 AM

Very practical job, well done.

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

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