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Blog entry by Lee posted 01-13-2016 05:29 PM 588 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally got around to building a new lumber rack, after looking at several designs, I finally decided to go with the stud and shelf support style. Although some people use 2×4’s for the supports, I used plywood on both sides of the stud glued and screwed. I got the frame up and one row of supports then ran out of time, I tapered the supports from 3 3/4” to 2” and there 20” long. I used a taper jig I built from plans I got at woodsmith shop, it works VERY well by the way, I had 40 supports to make and the jig made easy work out of it.
I’ll post up the final picture when I get the other three rows done.

-- Colombia Custom woodworking



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helluvawreck

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#1 posted 01-13-2016 05:30 PM

Lee, this will be a nice addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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Reaperwoodworks

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#2 posted 01-13-2016 06:13 PM

Nice. I have all the parts cut out for mine, just need to get it put together now.

-- Website: www.reaperwoodworks.com, Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_ognomZyK6V0VwdokBcixw

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