SkyFire's Bow Front Canopy Build

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  1. SkyFire

    SkyFire Clown Trigger

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    Hehehehe....no picture police for me!;D


    Thanks....I can't wait too...but I suppose if I don't have the patience for paint to dry then is the wrong hobby...LOL I just have to see if I have the money for the epoxy and hinge...the stain and such isn't that much.


    Thank you...I did help :smartass1...but yeah he did most of the work...the design was cooperative. THe workshop is @ a high school he has a huge shop of his own but he started the woodshop program up again and so he moved most of his equipment to the school (they are building electric guitars and may have a class on furniture making next year).


    Thanks....yeah I'm just lucky may dad could help.
     
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  3. SkyFire

    SkyFire Clown Trigger

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    No is for a 46 but it could probably be made for one or modified by a center support and split the bow or just some upright support for the center.


    Yeah we sure do...;D...would be nice.
     
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  4. SkyFire

    SkyFire Clown Trigger

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    Well the straps are off so got some more pics for everyone.


    The continuous hinge.

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    what the trim will look like...ok sort of :cheesy:

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    Inside

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    A Closer Look.

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    Back

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    Inside Again.

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    Up on the stand w/closed lid...just needs to be dressed and gussied up ;D

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  5. Puffer Chick

    Puffer Chick Giant Squid

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    ugh! im so jealous! and hey! there's my stand but in wood color :)
     
  6. SkyFire

    SkyFire Clown Trigger

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    Sorry.....I feel for you....If you had the $ for wood and shipping and sum for the time I could make a 2nd one but right now I don't have the time. On the 9th I'll be getting a torn ligament in my ankle repaired and won't be doing much of anything, including work, for a while. :-/

    I've chosen "Red Mahogany" for the the stain color and may do the trim in a dark brown stain...I'll probably color the "wood colored" part of my stand in a shade to match. I refinished the dining table and it has a the red mahogany for the top and dark blackish brown for the legs.
     
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    Cool....it's definitely a good idea to have the whole front lift up instead of just the lid and then having to reach past that too. You'll have to put up pics.
     
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  9. Giannis86

    Giannis86 Spanish Shawl Nudibranch

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    thats some good woodworking there!
    well done!
     
  10. Puffer Chick

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    ohhhh cant wait to see what it will look like :D
     
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    2in10 Super Moderator Staff Member

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    Fantastic canopy, great job, can't wait for the rest. Good luck with your surgery.
     
  12. brew0688

    brew0688 Fire Shrimp

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    That's awesome looking.

    Can I borrow your dad for a few days?