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Project by Christina Rytter posted 11-18-2008 07:13 AM 1883 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I really love making rustic looking furniture. I made this quilt rack a couple of years ago using 3/4” pine boards, a 3/8” countersink bit and some wood plugs. I cut the hearts on my scroll saw …I’m not very good with the scrollsaw, so don’t look to closely. The rest of the pieces were cut on the bandsaw… I love the bandsaw. I stained it with a mix of walnut and mahogany and coated it with polyurethane. Now that we’ve moved to a very small house this is more useful than ever. The next thing I’d like to make is a piano bench. I just have to find the right style.

-- Christina, British Columbia, Canada http://barkandfly.com





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#1 posted 11-18-2008 09:59 AM

Beautiful quilt rack.
What is the real challange working with pine?

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 11-18-2008 10:05 AM

Thanks! I find pine very easy to work with. Because it’s a softwood, it cuts like butter on the bandsaw and sands very easy. The only thing I had to watch out for, was putting the screws in to tight…. I had a few pieces of wood split from this.

-- Christina, British Columbia, Canada http://barkandfly.com

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#3 posted 11-18-2008 10:25 AM

Thanks Christina.
I like pine because of it’s beautiful grain pattern. But my main concern is with the staining and finishing. Seal with shellac and the colour changes to yellowish.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 11-18-2008 10:39 AM

Nice. Looks really rustic.

-- Jiri

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#5 posted 11-18-2008 04:27 PM

Very nice.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#6 posted 11-18-2008 04:31 PM

Thats nice a quilt rack!

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#7 posted 11-18-2008 06:54 PM

At first glance, I thought I was looking at a book rack that I made last year. Nice looking rack, the only down side is that the quilt ends up hiding most of it. Job well done.

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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#8 posted 11-19-2008 05:43 AM

And rustic it is. Very nice job, great design.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#9 posted 11-19-2008 05:51 AM

nice job looks great where is the quilts

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#10 posted 11-19-2008 07:30 AM

Thanks! I took the quilts off so I could picture the whole quilt rack.

-- Christina, British Columbia, Canada http://barkandfly.com

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#11 posted 11-20-2008 02:01 AM

Very beautiful!

-- I will not preach, nor will I be silent.

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