Plywood Palomino

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Project by shipwright posted 04-28-2017 05:25 PM 1847 views 2 times favorited 36 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK, I promise that this might be the last chevalet I post. :-)

I just finished a new chevalet for the school so that students could test drive one of the CNC kits. This one is not veneered and proudly shows off its plywood (veneer) heritage. I’m impressed and a little surprised by the appearance and I think the long term stability will be even better than the original solid hardwood version.
As an added bonus I can now accommodate six students should the need arise.

The palomino reference is because all the other rides in the shop are dark horses.

Thanks for looking,

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#1 posted 04-28-2017 05:38 PM

Please post away. I am not likely to use a Chevalet but I enjoy seeing and reading about them and the great things you make.

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#2 posted 04-28-2017 07:05 PM

Never hurts to have a Palomino in the corral… Looks like a very sturdy machine…..

-- To realize our true destiny, we must be guided not by a myth from our past, but by a vision of our future

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#3 posted 04-28-2017 07:06 PM

Looks good Paul, it will be a nice contrast to the others.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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#4 posted 04-28-2017 07:16 PM

Nice to have another available for your increasing popularity@! :<)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#5 posted 04-28-2017 07:18 PM


-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#6 posted 04-28-2017 07:25 PM

I bet that will be extremely stable.

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#7 posted 04-28-2017 07:41 PM


- DocSavage45

Yes Tom, CNC

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees.

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#8 posted 04-28-2017 07:48 PM

Paul, that kit is impressive to say the least, it’s on my Christmas wish list!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#9 posted 04-28-2017 08:09 PM

Looks good Paul. The new house is almost finished and I should have my new workshop up and running by the fall. I’m going to leave room for a chevy,

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#10 posted 04-28-2017 08:36 PM

Very very nice. The look of the plywood is great.


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#11 posted 04-28-2017 09:49 PM

Please post more, anytime, all the time.

Great work Paul.

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#12 posted 04-28-2017 09:51 PM

Wow…that’s a great looking piece. I would probably never use it as intended but I would love to have that in my shop or house as a conversation piece…it is just so cool looking!

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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#13 posted 04-28-2017 09:51 PM

Great looking chevy Paul,That thing looks rock solid and I would guess that they come at a very reasonable price, I like how you left the door open so to speak with the “might be”. I don’t mind if you post 100 more chevys, I like looking at them.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#14 posted 04-29-2017 12:26 AM

I Like it. Looks good.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#15 posted 04-29-2017 01:02 AM

Paul, you need to name it Trigger. When I was a kid everybody wanted there own, Trigger. I’m thinking that’s gonna be a real nice ride.

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