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Member Since: 05/2016

Project Likes: 69


    • Wow! It's hard to believe this is the same room! You did a fantastic job- and what great use of reclaimed wood.
      By RYOBI Nation, on June 24, 2016
      • Thank you. Yes it took a lot of time, but it really looks great.
        By schmidtbuilt1982, on June 24, 2016

    • The time and hard work paid off, for sure. Great project!
      By RYOBI Nation, on June 27, 2016

    • I really love that. that is a great idea. with the new floor and the half wall it looks super nice. looking at you work really makes me want to do some remodeling to my home. I do not have all the tools you have. can i use just a hand saw to make all the cuts?
      By deer run, on September 14, 2016

    • I need to follow you. Do you have a Facebook, or a YouTube channel? On your next project you should really show all the middle work. I also see you have reclaim wood. What dose that ? Like pallet wood? I see a lot of people do some really different things with it. Some good some not so good. This however I like. I am with deer run on this one I think I will try this.
      By kikesmith, on September 16, 2016

    • I have a face book. Trey Schmidt I am normal the first one that comes up. I don't have any wood working on their. It is some pallet wood. I like to mix some of that in. I think the nails, and other flaws give it a cool look. Thank you to all the votes and comments.
      By schmidtbuilt1982, on September 16, 2016

    • Looks awesome! I like the choice of stain you used. I would like to see more from you
      By Mials101, on September 17, 2016

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    • This turned out great! It's not everyday we see a project that started out as branches! Was it tricky to produce straight boards?
      By RYOBI Nation, on September 6, 2016
      • It was very easy the tree was down for years so the wood was very dry. After it was all square it was just a matter of deciding how thick I wanted the boards.
        By schmidtbuilt1982, on September 6, 2016

    • Awesome, awesome work. Thanks for sharing this with us!
      By RYOBI Nation, on September 6, 2016

    • I wish you would have shown some of the pieces as you cut them, or even show what hardware you used to put it together and a couple of steps. I have a general idea, but imagine that not everyone probably does. Keep up the nice wood work!!
      By JTroop, on September 7, 2016
      • You should vote for me. I have pictures of the cut boards, and I can tell you how I did it.
        By schmidtbuilt1982, on September 7, 2016

    • I have pictures of the cut boards. You should vote for for me I can tell you just how I did it.
      By schmidtbuilt1982, on September 7, 2016

    • I love what you did. That table looks great. I would like to see what else you come up with.
      By kikesmith, on September 13, 2016
      • Thank you sir.
        By schmidtbuilt1982, on September 14, 2016
      • Thank you. If I had more free time I would love to work more.
        By schmidtbuilt1982, on September 16, 2016

    • Love it!
      By kikex8, on September 14, 2016

    • Is that the natural color, or a stain? That is beautiful. Where did you get the idea?
      By Trey1987, on September 14, 2016
      • It is just the color of the wood. I am glad you like it. My parents have a full bed made out of it. The boards are a lot bigger. I just want to see if I could do it. It turned out well.
        By schmidtbuilt1982, on September 16, 2016

    • this is the best project I have seen on here. I did not know you could mill wood on a table saw. if your other work is this Wonderfull you show start a youtube channel. I am sure with talent like this Ryobi would give you lots of free tools; or at least pay you well to be the sponsored tool brand.
      By deer run, on September 14, 2016
      • That would be great. I wonder how that works. I think I would look great on YouTube. Lol. Plus I love tools. Let's make that happen.
        By schmidtbuilt1982, on September 16, 2016

    • Deer run. I think your right!
      By Mials101, on September 14, 2016

    • Deer run. I think your right!
      By Mials101, on September 14, 2016

    • We'll keep up the great work!!!!
      By Trey1987, on September 16, 2016

    • wow this is amazing. how did you do this? did that really come from those trees? you show have put that on youtube.
      By samallen, on October 21, 2016
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    • This is a great looking Fall display! You did a nice job on the details, and the varying colors and patterns look awesome!
      By RYOBI Nation, on October 20, 2016

    • Love the designs and creativity. Keep up the good work
      By Mials101, on October 20, 2016

    • So many cute projects, but this one is my fav. Omg that is so cute. I need that. Is it easy enough I could make it?????
      By kimsmith, on October 21, 2016

    • I enjoy your work. It is not that table you made last time but the sign is a cool idea.
      By kikex8, on October 21, 2016

    • Thank you for all the comment I am glad y'all like it. Maybe I can win this time around.
      By schmidtbuilt1982, on October 21, 2016

    • how cute. did you make the table beside your project as well?
      By samallen, on October 21, 2016

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    • You do some amazing work on a table saw. So why dose that dark purple fade? It would be wonderful to have a table that color.
      By deer run, on November 2, 2016

    • I like that you really gave a lot of pictures. Is that jig a 1x6 with the wood just set inside? How do you keep it from moving? Do you have trouble with the boards warping? Very the leas that is an amazing table.
      By Trey1987, on November 2, 2016

    • To answer some questions. First the purple it just turns to that red, brown. It must be just left over water in the tree. No I do not have trouble with boards curving. The tree sits on the ground for many years before I use it so it is mostly dry. I also used bigger thicker boards for this table. I did have a slight amount of board shrinking; but I did account for that. Yes that jig is just a scrap 1x6 with two block of scrap wood. Their is 4 deck screws. Two to hold the scrap wood to the 1x6, and two to hold the log to the scrap wood. It is also worth saying I have been working on that table for a while so it was. Very fortuitous that this is the competition this month. Thank you all so much for the comments. It is nice to have your work appreciated.
      By schmidtbuilt1982, on November 2, 2016

    • omg that is amazing it is hard to believe that table was once a tree. thank you for the pic and 411 but i could never do something that advanced.
      By kimsmith, on November 2, 2016

    • Such a great table project! Thanks for including the pictures- so cool to watch it take shape from a tree to furniture.
      By RYOBI Nation, on November 2, 2016

    • Congrats!
      By fEzZ, on December 1, 2016

    • Congratulations on your win! Love this table and all the very cool colors running thru it.
      By rchampine, on December 6, 2016
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    • You always do great work. You also show a lot of pictures thank you. Did it really take that many hours to complete? How is your light bill now. I have always thought about doing that to my house.
      By kikex8, on January 6, 2017

    • Very nice.
      By deer run, on January 6, 2017

    • Yes it really did that that long. It was a big project plus it was normally just me, and another friend working on it. It makes a lot of power I will say that.
      By schmidtbuilt1982, on January 8, 2017

    • I would like to know how much the solar panels cost and how hard are they to put up
      By pappy1, on February 10, 2017
      • Sorry I left a comment under yours. You have to get a solor provider to hook it up for several reasons. One to get the 25 year warranty and two it has to have a lot of special convert to switch from ac to dc. Or the other way around also if you have a power outages it stops making power so it does not back feed to the lines and harm the people working on it. I and some friends just did the barn. The solor was a man in Tyler Texas if you are close I am more than happy to give you his information.
        By schmidtbuilt1982, on February 10, 2017

    • Depending on what state you are in. Depends on the price. Their is also tax brakes. You can not install solar your self. It had to be a solor provider. Unless you are 100% off grid.
      By schmidtbuilt1982, on February 10, 2017

    • Cool https://www.apsystemsema.com/intoDemoUser.action?id=0b2848875901cacc015902974a3f00ad&local=en_US
      By Solar Acres Farm, on October 19, 2017
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    • I see you are back in the game my friend. I have a project this time as well. I am on hard so I am glad we do not have to compete.
      By Trey1987, on April 1, 2017

    • You have a project? nice. Your first one? I will take a look. I am guessing you gave me my first vote. I will try to return the favor. I am disappointed the pictures of my chicks did not upload. Good luck.
      By schmidtbuilt1982, on April 1, 2017

    • I hate that the chicks did not make it in the pictures. they are so cute.
      By kimsmith, on April 16, 2017
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    • Woah this looks awesome! The burn effect really gives it a unique look.
      By RYOBI Nation, on July 14, 2017

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    • Super cool grain on that wood! Congrats on the baby boy!
      By RYOBI Nation, on October 19, 2017
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    • This piece turned out great! The grain on that wood is amazing. What color stain did you go with?
      By RYOBI Nation, on November 10, 2017

    • It is dark walnut. I had a special way of applying it. I used two rags. One to add stain the other to take it off. To make it standout.
      By schmidtbuilt1982, on November 14, 2017

    • I like the youtube link. next time work on the sound.i love the desk.
      By kimsmith, on November 16, 2017

    • Yes it was my first video next time. I will do better.
      By schmidtbuilt1982, on November 26, 2017
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    • https://www.ryobitools.com/nation/contests
      By schmidtbuilt1982, on February 9, 2018

    • Awesome build! We dig the look of the dark top and red cedar!
      By RYOBI NATION, on February 13, 2018
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