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Trophy shelf

3-23-12

My niece wanted to build a display shelf for her brother to keep his trophies and sports medals.  She came up with a sketch and we worked out a plan.  It would include a shelf, a drawer, and some pegs to hang medals.  On the way to my house, we stopped at my lumber dealer and she picked out a nice piece of cherry for the project.  It was a little over 8-inches wide so we wouldn't have to glue up any panels.

I didn't get many pictures of the process but I did let the video camera run several times during the two days we worked on this.



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Jo turned the shaker peg in the center and it looked really good.  Unfortunately, neither of us are very accomplished turners and we were on a tight schedule.  We ended up just turning straight pegs for now and not gluing them.  Hopefully, we can turn more of the fancy pegs later to replace them.



















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