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About madebydennis

I have always been the type of guy that like to build things. I am now retired but in my past I was a building contractor, worked in a machine shop making custom manufactureing machines, welding building trailers or anything out of steel. I now like to tinker in my shop doing woodworking and welding. I'm always looking for something to make for ether my motorcycle, ATV or just build something out of wood.

The Ukulele Fish Hook

Another item I recently designed is a wall hook mount to hang your Ukulele on. My friend Carl gave it its name the Fish Hook because of my last name so it is. So far I’ve made them out of … Continue reading

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The Fish Uke Cookie Humidifier

This is something new I just designed and I call it the Fish’s Uke Cookie Humidifier. Fish for my last name. It is very important to use a humidifier in your ukulele or guitar especially in hot dry weather to … Continue reading

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Karen’s Myrtlewood End Table Tatting Cabinet

This little End Table will be using up the last of my Myrtlewood supply. I was lucky to be able to mirror match the sides and door. Some of the boards had knot holes and open cracks in them so … Continue reading

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Oregon Myrtlewood Microwave Cabinet

Here is another Myrtlewood cabinet I just finished building. This one is for holding our microwave and will set around the corner from the two drawer Myrtlewood cabinet I built earlier but will have a set of casters on it. … Continue reading

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Kayak Trailer Build

Several years ago I built this little trailer and mounted a fiberglass box on it to haul behind our Honda Goldwing for camping.  We later purchased a small tent trailer to pull around so didn’t need this one anymore. My … Continue reading

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Myrtlewood Uke, Bass and Acoustic Guitar Stand

Myrtlewood Bass and Acoustic Guitar Stands After making a few Uke stands I thought it was time to make something a bit larger. I have a good friend Jess who plays the Bass guitar and he said he would sure … Continue reading

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Portable Bed Rail for Joey

I have a friend named Donna who has a grandson that is disabled and asked me if I would build them a portable bed rail that would fit around a twin bed.  She gave me the height it needed to … Continue reading

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