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Foot rail for the bar...... #1: Bracket...

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Blog entry by degoose posted 10-30-2010 02:18 AM 3677 reads 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Had a mate want to add a foot rail… to his bar …to rest you foot on…... when standing at the bar..

I made these brackets out of New Guinea Rosewood…. just need to drill a 40mm hole to thread a 40 mm Tasmanian Oak dowel through…

There are six of them … three for each side of the L-shaped bar.

Made a template and then cut all of them on a bandsaw and smoothed them out on the oscillating spindle sander.

As well as drilling holes I will need to round over all the outer edges and countersink a screw hole to mount them to the base of the bar…

More pics to follow when they are installed…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ lazylarrywoodworks.com.au For lovers of all things timber...



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#1 posted 10-30-2010 02:46 AM

Nice!

-- Derek, Bremerton WA --

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#2 posted 10-30-2010 03:27 AM

Far too good to put your feet on, Nice wood

-- God created wood that we may create. Trevor East Yorkshire UK

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#3 posted 10-30-2010 03:30 AM

Nice work Larry, but how do you know he isn’t a bloke?

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 10-30-2010 03:55 AM

Foot rails that look like feet cool :))

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 10-30-2010 04:13 AM

Knowing you, those are going to be the coolest looking foot rests around when you’re done.

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#6 posted 10-30-2010 11:06 AM

Hi Larry. An unusual project with some very nice wood. Looking forward to see how it comes out.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#7 posted 10-30-2010 02:39 PM

A different, but appropriate interpretation of a “foot rest”, should we start calling it the “foot-foot rest”?

I’m curious to see the installed pictures.

I wish we had easy access to that New Guinea Rosewood in my neck of the woods! It sure is some pretty wood.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#8 posted 10-30-2010 03:47 PM

Somehow I was expecting this to start…

As I was laying on the floor in front of the bar, I noticed the pipe I usually pull myself up with was missing. LOL

But no, nothing like that at all. An actual project.

Anyway, it looks good Larry. Nice choice of wood, or timber, as you call it down under. You’ll paste the completed pics I trust.

Lee

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#9 posted 10-31-2010 12:55 AM

YOU TOO LEE, THAT SAME THING HAPPENED TO ME,, NAH LOOKS LIKE A PROJECT THATS GONNA LOOK GREAT. PROBABLY BETTER THAN GREAT KNOWING YOUR WORK.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#10 posted 11-02-2010 03:20 PM

this will look cool, cutting a 45 deg. on a dowel sound hard would like to know how you held it for twisting when cutting?

-- self proclaimed copycat

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#11 posted 11-05-2010 10:32 PM

well im glad its in the shape of an L…so you guys dont get lost and can follow it right around to the other side….HHHMMM..SEEMS LIKE IT WOOD BE BETTER IF YA JUST HAD AN INSPIRATIONAL CHAIR RIGHT THERE…oooppsss look like i was yelling there…maybe one of my hearing aids is blown out….lol…...good job larry…you down under types have them good timbers to use…someone planted a bunch of pine down here in my neck of the woods…if he just would have had some rosewood seeds…grizz

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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