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LouisvilleMade

Member Since: 12/2018

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  1. Comment Reply: about 2 months ago
    Modern stool : LouisvilleMade
    (Routed, not routes. Oh autocorrect)
  2. Comment Reply: about 2 months ago
    Modern stool : LouisvilleMade
    Like all good things, I relied on the smarts of builders before me and then modified it to fit my needs!  The original, from a beautiful mess, did not have routes edges, feet and was built purposefully to expose the raw hardwood plywood and screws. I think the routes edges add a really nice touch (literally and figuratively) and the feet were essential to make it steady on carpet!  We’ve decided on staining them the same color as the bar top we built behind them!
  3. Comment Reply: about 2 months ago
    Kids play table : LouisvilleMade
    Thank you. My daughter loves it!  It keeps her entertained in the basement so the rest of us can play pool!
  4. Comment Reply: about 2 months ago
    Bar top table and etched mirror : LouisvilleMade
    I etched the mirror myself. I used contact paper, an exacto knife and armor etch cream. It was surprisingly simple!  The time consuming bit was cutting out the letters in the contact paper.  The design was inspired by where we used to live and what we used to fly. 
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    • Those are very cool! Did you find the design inspiration somewhere, or did you design them yourself? We love them!
      By RYOBI Nation, on December 26, 2018
      • Like all good things, I relied on the smarts of builders before me and then modified it to fit my needs!  The original, from a beautiful mess, did not have routes edges, feet and was built purposefully to expose the raw hardwood plywood and screws. I think the routes edges add a really nice touch (literally and figuratively) and the feet were essential to make it steady on carpet!  We’ve decided on staining them the same color as the bar top we built behind them!
        By LouisvilleMade, on December 26, 2018
      • (Routed, not routes. Oh autocorrect)
        By LouisvilleMade, on December 26, 2018
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  6. Comment Reply: about 2 months ago
    Kids play table : LouisvilleMade
    Thanks!  I used this table to try out a plunge router. I figured my daughter wouldn’t mind :)
  7. Comment Reply: about 2 months ago
    Bar top table and etched mirror : LouisvilleMade
    Appreciate it!
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    • Fun project, nice job..
      By Siclestix, on December 21, 2018
      • Thanks!  I used this table to try out a plunge router. I figured my daughter wouldn’t mind :)
        By LouisvilleMade, on December 22, 2018

    • What a fun project! Thank you for sharing!
      By RYOBI Nation, on December 26, 2018
      • Thank you. My daughter loves it!  It keeps her entertained in the basement so the rest of us can play pool!
        By LouisvilleMade, on December 26, 2018
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    • That definitely adds an authentic pub feel to your pool room. Did you etch the mirror or find it? 
      By RYOBI Nation, on December 26, 2018
      • I etched the mirror myself. I used contact paper, an exacto knife and armor etch cream. It was surprisingly simple!  The time consuming bit was cutting out the letters in the contact paper.  The design was inspired by where we used to live and what we used to fly. 
        By LouisvilleMade, on December 26, 2018
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  9. Comment Reply: 2 months ago
    Kids bookshelf : LouisvilleMade
    Thanks!  My daughter loves it.  Mainly the taking the stuff off of it part, but loves it none the less : )
  10. Comment Reply: 2 months ago
    Winter Wonderland Weddings : LouisvilleMade
    Thank you!
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    • Sometimes simple is the way to go! The wood burning looks very elegant. Great idea for a wedding favors and place settings. We love it! 
      By RYOBI Nation, on December 7, 2018
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  12. Comment: 2 months ago
    Key holder
    This is really clever and beautiful!
    By LouisvilleMade
  13. Comment Reply: 2 months ago
    Modern barn doors with glass : LouisvilleMade
    Thank you. I appreciate it!  Each door is two parts (front and back panel). I used a 3/8in rabbeting bit to route out the inside of one of the door panels to make grooves for each piece of glass. I used a little glue when placing the glass in the cutouts. Then I placed the other door panel on top with wood glue and a few countersink screws. The glass doesn’t move at all!  I got great directions and inspiration from woodshop diaries!
  14. Comment Reply: 2 months ago
    Kids bookshelf : LouisvilleMade
    Thanks!  I appreciate the encouragement!
  15. Comment Reply: 2 months ago
    Entryway bench with X shaped side legs : LouisvilleMade
    Thank you. This was the first wood working project I took on!
  16. Comment Reply: 2 months ago
    The gift of skylines : LouisvilleMade
    Thank you!  Once I draw the dimensions for the skyline, the simpler ones are about an hour or two of cutting, an hour of wood glueing/drying and then the stain and poly. The London one took a bit more time since I had to play with making all the different shapes and break out the jig saw. It was a fun project!  It would probably be super fast with a scroll saw. A girl can dream : )
  17. Comment Reply: 2 months ago
    The gift of skylines : LouisvilleMade
    Thank you. I appreciate it. You have some really beautiful, intricate work on your page!
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    • And I thank you...
      By Siclestix, on December 6, 2018
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    • Nicely done! what kind of joinery did you use to install the glass?
      By RYOBI Nation, on December 6, 2018
      • Thank you. I appreciate it!  Each door is two parts (front and back panel). I used a 3/8in rabbeting bit to route out the inside of one of the door panels to make grooves for each piece of glass. I used a little glue when placing the glass in the cutouts. Then I placed the other door panel on top with wood glue and a few countersink screws. The glass doesn’t move at all!  I got great directions and inspiration from woodshop diaries!
        By LouisvilleMade, on December 6, 2018
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    • Awesome job! Great idea to angle the lower shelf for displaying books. 
      By RYOBI Nation, on December 6, 2018
      • Thanks!  I appreciate the encouragement!
        By LouisvilleMade, on December 6, 2018

    • Nice job. I could use something like that at my house for the grand kids.
      By Siclestix, on December 6, 2018
      • Thanks!  My daughter loves it.  Mainly the taking the stuff off of it part, but loves it none the less : )
        By LouisvilleMade, on December 7, 2018
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    • Every entryway needs one of these! Great use of space, too!
      By RYOBI Nation, on December 6, 2018
      • Thank you. This was the first wood working project I took on!
        By LouisvilleMade, on December 6, 2018
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    • Great idea, nice work.
      By Siclestix, on December 6, 2018
      • Thank you. I appreciate it. You have some really beautiful, intricate work on your page!
        By LouisvilleMade, on December 6, 2018

    • Amazing! How long do these typically take you to make? We love them! 
      By RYOBI Nation, on December 6, 2018
      • Thank you!  Once I draw the dimensions for the skyline, the simpler ones are about an hour or two of cutting, an hour of wood glueing/drying and then the stain and poly. The London one took a bit more time since I had to play with making all the different shapes and break out the jig saw. It was a fun project!  It would probably be super fast with a scroll saw. A girl can dream : )
        By LouisvilleMade, on December 6, 2018
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