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Abacus woodworking project
Have a ball counting with one or two or three…

Just for fun, I made one of these and gave it to my Accountant as a gift. No plan to follow, just looked at a picture. He got quite a laugh out of it and keeps it on display in his office.

 

 

 

 

Made with 3/4 inch solid red oak and 1/8 inch oak plywood. The corners feature a rabbet butt joint.

An abacus woodworking project
Featuring a sliding cover

The beads were bought predrilled and finished with a walnut stain. I think the built in sliding cover came out pretty good.

Abacus woodworking project
A built in cover hides the contents.
Abacus woodworking project
It was well received by my accounting friend.

A Newfoundland born Canadian with a life long interest in woodworking, baking and anything else that peaks my curiosity.

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