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December 2009 Product Reviews (6)

Christmas Mission Accomplished

It might have helped that was $20.00 in the drawer...

Added by Kerry Drake on December 30, 2009 at 10:35am — 7 Comments

Vanity Finished and What did YOU get for Christmas?

'Twas the night before Christmas and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even in the workshop, cause the Vanity was finally done.









As it turns out our Christmas with the neighbors (and the little girl who is getting this piece) has been postponed a little bit (maybe tonight). We are very happy with the end result, just hope she is.







So for… Continue

Added by Kerry Drake on December 28, 2009 at 12:04pm — No Comments

It begins to take shape, 2 days until delivery...

Thanks to The Wood Whisperer and his advice on finishing, the base of the vanity is all put together and I think it looks great!











The mirror support got a final coat of varnish just this morning, and I set the actual mirror:









I had to set the mirror this morning so we can perhaps join… Continue

Added by Kerry Drake on December 23, 2009 at 12:55pm — No Comments

Two and a half days till it must be delivered...

The vanity is coming along. This has been a real collaberation between me and my wife and we have both worked on every piece of this unit.



I went out this morning and took a photo of the vanity as it sits with its first coat of varnish on it.









We used a dark walnut stain, which is a real departure for the look we both normally like, but is starting to look really nice.



Tonight I hope to hit this with… Continue

Added by Kerry Drake on December 22, 2009 at 9:48am — No Comments

Second Cradle Project

In my neighborhood, there is a neighbor named Rachod. To look at him from a distance, you might think the guy is capable of tearing your head off without a second thought. However, once you get to know him, you find out that he's one of the biggest teddy bears ever to live in Oakdale. I quickly befriended him and over time, gotten to really know him. A few months back, he told me (first, before anyone else) that his wife Margot was pregnant. They don't have much in life, but are making do with… Continue

Added by Don Grubish on December 17, 2009 at 10:30pm — 5 Comments

From Concept to Funiture....Almost

Our neighbor mentioned to my wife that her 9 year old daughter really needed a little vanity to start putting her girlie stuff, and seeing as its Christmas, and seeing as how I have this niftly wood shop, wouldn't it be nice if we could build something for her.



I went out to the shop Saturday late afternoon and put the top together (birch ply with poplar edging), and Saturday night my wife and sat down and sketched up some ideas:…





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Added by Kerry Drake on December 14, 2009 at 1:12pm — 2 Comments

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Hello - I have a couple of workbenches in my 'shop' and am contemplating putting 2 or 3 pull out bins on the bottom shelves of both. I've not worked with drawer slides before and am looking to make it simple(r). Thinking of making 2 sets of pocket…Continue

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Kreg Jig Dust Collection Attachment

1st impression when you hold this attachment in your hand:  "not much to it", Kreg sure is makin' $$ here.



Then I installed it.. perfect fit, leaves just enough room to adjust the setting screw on my K4.



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