Behemoth built in shelf and window seat

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Marion(57 Loboy)
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Behemoth built in shelf and window seat

Postby Marion(57 Loboy) » Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:13 pm

Built this by request for stepdaughter, she is painting it white soon. Then she and my wife are making cushions for the seat.
The room is a converted single garage to family room.
What would seem to be a fairly straightforward build of rectangles of various sizes was in fact, a bit complex.
Every surface in this space is not square, straight, or plumb. Even the window is off center to the LH and RH walls.
Also, I live 30 minutes away. Every part had to be dry fitted as I went, hauling back to my shop for any tweaking.
I got to use my biscuit joiner on this project a lot, plenty of dados as well.
All assembly, except for the drawers, was done in the room, as there wasn't any clearance to tip or tilt assembled parts.
There are 3 lites under the upper shelf, duplex outlet on one end of the seat, low profile paddle switches on the other end. 3 spacious drawers under the seat on full extension slides.
Took me quite some time, but it's done! Solid as a rock, glued,screwed and nailed together. It will take a sawzall and huge hammer to take it out.
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Re: Behemoth built in shelf and window seat

Postby Indy4570 » Sat Dec 16, 2017 10:58 pm

GREAT JOB! when you comin to build me one??? :P lots of effort put into that, it shows, awesome job!
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