Adventures in Furniture Transport

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So I found myself trying to transport a small china cabinet with a curved glass front.  Through some miracle it had survived our childhood of balls thrown in the house, rough-housing, and experimentation with blowguns and other projectile shooters.  Now I needed to come up with a way of getting onto and off of a truck and across several hundred miles of poorly maintained highway. 

 

 

 

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My solution was to build a bespoke enclosure out of scrap lumber.  It at least projected that curved class front that stuck out beyond any protecting wood part.  Can I just say how much I love those webbing tie-downs?  Seriously, it's getting unhealthy. 

 

 

 

 

 

The system worked, and the mission was successful.  The only touchy part came when I realized that I'd built the cage around the cabinet with square drive screws, and I didn't think I had the driver with me at the other end.  Fortunately, it was just flexible enough that I could lift it off in one piece.  That was when I discovered the second use for it. 

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It's 10 o'clock, do you know where you kid is?  I do.