Lacewood and maple quilt rack

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I designed and built this quit rack for my cousin a few years ago. I looked for design inspiration on the net and looked at many different designs. I found little inspiration from commercial designs and had a vision of what I wanted. I came up with this somewhat unusual curved frame and panel design. The frame is joined with mortice and loose tenon and the panel is curly maple milled to 1/4”.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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John Kasparian

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#1 posted 11-25-2008 07:17 PM


-- john

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Grant Davis

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#2 posted 11-25-2008 07:21 PM

Very nice color contrast. I bet your cousin loved it.

-- Grant...."GO BUCKEYES"

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#3 posted 11-25-2008 07:21 PM

at is some gorgeous wood, and a very imaginative design!

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

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Don Newton

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#4 posted 11-25-2008 07:21 PM

Very nice! Excellent choice of materials.

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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#5 posted 11-25-2008 07:31 PM

Love it! Beautiful design, great wood, well crafted.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Thos. Angle

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#6 posted 11-25-2008 07:53 PM

glad to see your work again. great stuff as usual.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#7 posted 11-25-2008 07:54 PM

Very nice!

-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!

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#8 posted 11-25-2008 08:05 PM

Very nice, love your choice of woods and the design

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#9 posted 11-25-2008 08:07 PM

Incredible ! Beautiful combination of species and your craftsmanship is excellent : ) What finish did you use ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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#10 posted 11-25-2008 08:27 PM

Looks very nice

-- Steve, Omaha, NE

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#11 posted 11-25-2008 08:43 PM

Beautiful stand. I like the maple panels…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#12 posted 11-25-2008 10:06 PM

I understood these are to showcase the quilt. It would take a pretty amazing quilt to peel my eyes off of that…

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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Dominic Vanacora

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#13 posted 11-25-2008 10:10 PM

Wow, look at the wood on that! This had got to be the first stop on the house tour.
You the man…...

-- Dominic, Trinity, Florida...Lets be safe out there.

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Dennis Zongker

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#14 posted 11-25-2008 11:20 PM

Beautiful! Love the wood grain!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#15 posted 11-25-2008 11:39 PM

Beautiful piece. I like the design and use of the natural wood contrasts. They work very well together.

-- Greg - Charles Town, WV

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