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Project by Roger posted 11-18-2013 11:35 PM 2870 views 7 times favorited 33 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a “Jr” version of the 1st one. This is 13”x17”. This will fit the table a bit better, and when Kat is ready for a bigger canvas, she’s got “big-dog” (the 1st one), to handle much bigger canvas’. This is made with some left-over cutoffs from the crib, and a piece o 1/4” ply, then finished with a spray can of Krylon Clear. Thnx for the looks, and any comments, good/bad/ugly. Always appreciated.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 11-18-2013 11:38 PM

Very nice Roger

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 11-18-2013 11:42 PM

Nice easel’s Roger!! Very simple and effective!..........Jim

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

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#3 posted 11-18-2013 11:43 PM

You did a good job on these. My brother is a painter and I may just have to steal this idea.

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

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#4 posted 11-18-2013 11:49 PM

Nice work Roger!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#5 posted 11-18-2013 11:51 PM

Great easels and great job keeping the little lady happy! I can see these as great teaching aids for explaining to the fairer sex the need for tools—such as a large and a small router, a mini lathe and a full size lathe. The possibilities are endless, but I’m sure you already figured this out when you decided Kat needed a junior version of the easel. What’s the new tool you’re looking at? LOL

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Roger

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#6 posted 11-19-2013 12:00 AM

Thnx everybody. LOL-John;

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#7 posted 11-19-2013 12:04 AM

Great idea and use of the cut offs!

-- Greg Simon

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#8 posted 11-19-2013 12:12 AM

Ooh, I like it. Might fit better in daughter’s dorm room.

-- Grace & peace, Chris+

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lew

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#9 posted 11-19-2013 12:20 AM

Really neat little “guy”, Roger.

Certainly keeping your bride stocked with the tools of her hobby.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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poospleasures

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#10 posted 11-19-2013 12:29 AM

You just keep on thinking don’t ya. I know you just want keep her busy, right. Good job.

-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#11 posted 11-19-2013 12:43 AM

These look very usefull. Nice job!

-- http://www.etsy.com/shop/travelingcraftsman

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doubleDD

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#12 posted 11-19-2013 01:28 AM

Good work Roger. My daughter has ideas of me making one for her. Looks like I have a project to do.

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

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#13 posted 11-19-2013 01:55 AM

looks like it works, good job.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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Joe Lyddon

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#14 posted 11-19-2013 02:05 AM

That is very nice!

Sr. would be proud… LOL

COOL!

I was just thinking… (just a brain leak here)
Instead of using a Round rod for the Tilt Stopper, make it square just so it easily fits into the slots, and it’s Free Wheeling… Would be different from the common Round rod… and the wood could match…
Probably would stay Surer in the slot too and could NOT accidentally move to next slot.
—- end of brain leak—- LOL (just a thought)

Nice job / Project!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: https://www.ncwoodworker.net/forums/index.php

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#15 posted 11-19-2013 02:58 AM

Neat idea sir. Excellent!

-- "The Cedar King"

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