Alright, I’ve cut the wood for the bookshelf. Just need to break out the kreg jig and get those drilled.

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I’ve got the frame cut for the shaker door for the medicine cabinet done. Will need to cut a small groove with the dada blade on my table saw for the inlay.

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All the pieces for the cabinet are cut. This is looking at it from the back side. Will use the kreg jog to fix the shelves to the outter prices. Loose fit looks good! Disregard the scrap that is lifting up the bottom shelf. Since it isn’t sitting on the door frame, it sits 19mm lower than the rest of the cabinet.

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Setting up the dado now. Bonus, the only metric tape measures in all of Indiana right here. Only one I could find.

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Sheesh, grammar in that last post is terrible. Time for another sissy drink before we get into these kreg holes.

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About done for the day. I’ll get all of the kreg holes drilled and will assemble and paint tomorrow. Might Swells are gone after this one and who wants to work in the heat without a tasty drink.

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Done for today. Will wrap it all up tomorrow. That’ll be assembling with kreg screws and glue and finally painting. I forgot I need to go buy a small pane of glass and some frosting paint. That’ll be what goes inside the dado channel. I think it’ll look pretty awesome.

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Changed bits to something that worked. The one pic has a short bit in the extension. That never worked. I was originally using a longer bit with no extension. The was close and opted instead for an extension. But I had to put the extension with the long bit and this works great

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Alright, this is assembled. Going to redo the doors frame after I do the bookshelf. When I was showering last night thinking about the doors, I realized that my channels would get in the way of the the butt joint. So I’ll have to come back to them.

Any who, here is the medicine cabinet, not painted of course.

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Alright, going to be drinking a lot today. This humidity and heat are wrecking me. My hair goes nuts in this environment. Building must continue.

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Alright bookshelf is started. Opened a watermelon kiwi drink. Probably the best so far.

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Done assembling! And the best of the Truly case is most def watermelon + kiwi, then mango, the passion fruit, and then pineapple. @lain, it’s got nothing on white claw😂🤣 but Might Swells are probably the best of the lot.

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Almost forgot, I need to put the trip on the top of the bookshelf. This is for my 11 year old daughter so it seems like a good fit. For the back panel, my wife used some left over glitter wall paper on it. I’ll attached that once we get it painted.

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Started on the front piece. Had to come in and take a break. 6 drinks in this heat😓 will probably get the rest of this trim on and call it a day. Save sanding and painting for tomorrow after work.

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Alright last post today concerning the building. Trim is on, glue is drying. My wife says I stink and to go take shower. 🧟‍♂️

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Alright, picking this project back up. I recut the shacker door frame pieces. I opted to cut tenons as the kreg holes would have been ugly. Probably the most complex joint I have cut. It’s a little rough, but it’ll look nice enough. I’m ready to paint now!

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Alright, let’s get painting. The red paint that is everywhere is from when I painted my father in-law’s chicken coop. 🐔

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@Clifford if it tastes good there's nothing wrong with it.

Drinking drinks that dont taste good for drinkings sake is just alcoholism

@dielan

Preach! These are tasty in this savage heat and humidity 😓😅

@Clifford Oh cool. I just got a jigsaw a few weeks ago, but I haven't used it yet. I'm trying to make some little platforms so I can use my desk as a standing desk.

@pizza_pal

I’ve got a love hate relationship with jigsaws. Perhaps it’s because I’ve always had cheap ones? Perhaps it’s cheap blades? But for the life of me, I CANNOT get them to cut material well. The blade always ends up twisting and my cuts just require so much extra work. I just used it last week to create a new base for a cushion my wife is working on and it has its place...but I don’t like it 😂🤣

@Clifford Yeah, I used some saws in high school shop class, and then just cutting 2 x 4s to length every now and then, but I've never built furniture or anything, so I figured getting a cheap saw would be a place to start. The pictures on the box don't show anybody doing any precision tasks, so I don't have my expectations set too high. If I can make a 45° miter cut on this 1 x 6, I'll be happy. If I can't, I'll just do one of those box joins.

@Clifford 👍 I'm excited to see the end result! Be sure to post pics when you're done!

@xiled

Oh most def, I plan on streaming picture progress as I continue to hack away at it. I’m guessing I’ve got about 2 or 3 hours of work left.

@lain
😂🤣 first time trying them. Need to get through this case and see how we feel about them.

@lain

Too god damn much. This is second to the last for this case. Then we are off to modelo. I’m tired of it!

3/10 would not drink again or recommend.

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@benis

They look awesome, but they seem super intimidating. I’ll have to give them a try on my next project.

@Clifford they bear weight so you can ditch both nails/screws and even glue if you plan for it

@Clifford The American flag on the metric tape measure is an aesthetic.

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