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What you got on the bench?

by CWWoodworking
posted 09-28-2018 11:31 PM


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MrRon

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#1 posted 09-29-2018 08:34 PM

The customer obviously prefers painted furniture and wants them to be strong, otherwise he would specify a cheaper wood.

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lumbering_on

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#2 posted 09-29-2018 08:44 PM

I always have to go back to Nick Offerman’s answer about staining oak (at 39 seconds) – works even better for paint.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pP4acHxygqk&t=61s

I’m just finishing a quick book shelf for my son. No photo, but it’s a few melamine sheets I picked up from the Borg. My son is young, so it’s nothing to write home about. I’m not even going to edge-band it.

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CWWoodworking

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#3 posted 09-30-2018 01:46 AM

Ron, I offer all stain or 2-tone with paint bottom. I get somewhat frustrated when I have to paint oak cause if stains so nice.

Lumbering on- I have made those before too. I made the mistake of making them somewhat nice, then watched them go to sh!t with my son putting stickers and candy all over them.

I will post an even more ridiculous pic next week when I’m making accents. Make letters out of 3” thick pine. It’s pretty stupid looking when I’m doing it.

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CWWoodworking

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#4 posted 10-02-2018 03:37 AM

Pretty cool new dining table. Top is 8/4 rustic white oak. Stain is a very light white wash.

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lumbering_on

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#5 posted 10-02-2018 04:17 AM

Nice table, even if it’s painted. ;)

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#6 posted 10-02-2018 04:20 AM

Working on my Miter Saw station. Have 3 of 4 base cabinets completed. All Baltic Birch plywood. I was able to source them for a very reasonable price so basically go big or go home deal.

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#7 posted 10-02-2018 12:09 PM

Currently working on a BBQ cart.

-- I'm like the farmer's duck. If it don't rain, I'll walk.

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#8 posted 10-02-2018 04:10 PM

in the process of making plantation shutters for 5 windows using the rockler system,very easy to use jigs and there online program gives you a cut list and all the dimensions for a complete shutter.no pics just a pile of parts now,ill post when done.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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CWWoodworking

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#9 posted 10-02-2018 04:57 PM

Hermit, is that for an Egg grill? I have an egg that would look awesome in that! Nice job.

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#10 posted 10-02-2018 07:02 PM

It’s not for any grill in particular. I have a couple grills and a large smoker. Its more to store all my utensils, foil pans, foil, thermometers etc. Putting a granite top on it and casters on the bottom. Made of cedar and redwood.

-- I'm like the farmer's duck. If it don't rain, I'll walk.

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CWWoodworking

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#11 posted 10-02-2018 10:40 PM

36” wide dining table. Only 3 boards.

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#12 posted 10-02-2018 11:32 PM

Just finishing up a horizontal router table.

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Rick Dennington

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#13 posted 10-02-2018 11:43 PM

Just finished up a drafting board/ table top design…Nothing fancy, just a nice board to draw up plans / my drafting equipment….No pictures, as it’s not picture-worthy I don’t think….!! But it works, and that’s what counts..!

-- " The secret to staying young looking.....hang around old people.." R.D.

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#14 posted 10-05-2018 11:20 PM

Guess where these are going? Lol. Have a store that sold over a 100 of these this year.

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