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Project by kcZ posted 2049 days ago 1818 views 16 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One last Christmas present for this year, well I may make a pen or two yet.. This is a spice rack, the girlfriend try buying her parents a “store-bought” spice rack when I said “we can make one of those and it will look alot better” Well, I laid it out in Sketchup to get the proportions down and get approval. Here is the result.

The jars have a magnet on the bottom which stick to washers countersunk into the walnut pieces. Sliding dovetails used throughout. Finish is BLO and shellac.





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Broda

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#1 posted 2049 days ago

those look really good,
i might have to try something like that

good job

-- BRODY. NSW AUSTRALIA -arguments with turnings are rarely productive-

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kcZ

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#2 posted 2049 days ago

It was a very easy project. The jars came from Farm and Fleet. Wood is pretty much scrap.

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lew

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#3 posted 2049 days ago

That’s a really neat design!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Dennis Zongker

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#4 posted 2049 days ago

Simple but stilish. I’ve always liked elongated dovetail joints. Great job. Thanks for posting.

-- Dennis Zongker

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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 2049 days ago

Thats a nice spice rack.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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rikkor

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#6 posted 2048 days ago

Sweet! I like the sliding dovetails…, nice touch.

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Napaman

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#7 posted 2048 days ago

i really like this!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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MsDebbieP

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#8 posted 2048 days ago

I was going to say SWEEEET but I think I’ll switch it up and say “SPICY!!!!”
looks beautiful. Very artistic. Well done

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Dusty56

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#9 posted 2014 days ago

Thank you for posting this project : ) A friend of mine is an excellent cook…..would you mind sharing your dimensions on this project so that I may attempt one ?

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

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kcZ

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#10 posted 2014 days ago

How about a link to the Google Sketchup model:

Model

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Dusty56

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#11 posted 2013 days ago

Ok , I’m new to the whole sketchup thing…I don’t see any measurements on the model .

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

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Philimbesi

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#12 posted 1765 days ago

Very nice! Some nice space for labels on the shelves too.

I may borrow with permission.

-- PAI

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kcZ

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#13 posted 1765 days ago

Borrow away.

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Woodfix

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#14 posted 1696 days ago

More thinking happening here.

-- Living is a constant gamble, life is about working the odds in your favour

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