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Offline Joelm

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Sideboard
« on: November 04, 2022, 08:51 PM »
When we moved into our new house 2 years ago my wife wanted me to design and build a sideboard to go in our dining area.

Tonight I finally finished. It took several months as we have 2 small kids in school. Plus as I was painting the piece my wife decided that I needed to paint the dining area a rich blue to contrast with the white of the sideboard.

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The carcass is something called Turboply and is pretty straight forward. All of the legs are cherry. I wanted to feel like they are imbedded into the sideboard so I designed all of the legs to slot into the carcass. All of the hardwood work was done with hand tools.

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Here is my original sketchup design that met the boss's approval

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Offline luvmytoolz

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Re: Sideboard
« Reply #1 on: November 04, 2022, 11:34 PM »
Vert nice job, looks great!

Offline woodbutcherbower

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Re: Sideboard
« Reply #2 on: November 05, 2022, 04:20 AM »
That looks really good. I’ve never seen a countertop raised up on legs like that before - it looks very stylish indeed. The blue is a great colour choice, and complements the cabinets and floor very well.

Criticisms? Only one - you need to sharpen your photography skills. All your pictures are out of focus  [big grin]

Great job buddy.

Offline Crazyraceguy

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Re: Sideboard
« Reply #3 on: November 05, 2022, 05:49 AM »
That looks really nice. I like the design, very unique. It sure makes for a PITA if someone ever wanted to re-paint it or change the color/stain on the legs... but that's future someone's problem isn't it.  [unsure]

Of course this assumes that you did the parts separately and assembled "finished" parts. Otherwise, you have already experienced that  [blink]
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Offline jobsworth

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Re: Sideboard
« Reply #4 on: November 05, 2022, 11:25 AM »
very nice well designed and looks very clean

Offline Muttley000

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Re: Sideboard
« Reply #5 on: November 05, 2022, 03:42 PM »
Cool project, looks great!
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Offline Joelm

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Re: Sideboard
« Reply #6 on: November 05, 2022, 04:18 PM »
Thanks everyone.
 I'm glad the design got mentioned, that was definitely one of my favorite stages of this project.