Christmas Gifts 2013

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Project by Donovanjns posted 12-27-2013 05:42 AM 1458 views 9 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The company I work for moved offices this last October. Some of the furniture was destined for the landfill. I convinced the office manager to let me purchase the solid cherry built in cabinetry and desks for a small fee. In return I made her one of these stools for her young son. I made 5 more for other friends and family with small children.

I am very happy to have saved the wood from the landfill and to have a plenty of material to build with. I used the same material for my daughters keepsake box

Material: 1” solid cherry; dowels – cherry stained poplar
Finish: 2 coats boiled linseed oil, and paste wax

-- Donovan

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#1 posted 12-27-2013 02:51 PM

Nice salvage. Great work.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-27-2013 08:46 PM

very nice,thanks for sharing.

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#3 posted 12-28-2013 01:40 AM

Great job

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#4 posted 12-28-2013 06:26 PM

Pretty stuff, neet, simple design.

-- ...and whether or not it is clear to us, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should...DESIDERATA...Max Ehrmann

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