Arts and Crafts ( mission ) style umbrella stand

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Project by Greg Salata posted 12-25-2008 10:46 PM 4571 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter found an old umbrella stand last year and did a rough sketch for me for future reference.
After looking at it I realized it was an original Limbert #253.

I decided to build it for her as a Christmas gift.

It is all QSWO with mortise and tenon joinery.

The copper drip pan was formed by a friend at a local business.

Thanks for looking…................

The original sketch

umbrella stand sketch

The finished project

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#1 posted 12-25-2008 11:09 PM

Be proud of that! Real nice.

-- in the confusion, I mighta grabbed the gold ...

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#2 posted 12-25-2008 11:13 PM

Very Well done

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#3 posted 12-26-2008 08:38 AM

I admire your daughter who took the sketch of the old umbrella stand for future use. How old was she when she took this sketch. You have made a wonderful use of this sketch and built a very nice U. stand. Thanks for posting and convey my admiration to your daughter.

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#4 posted 12-26-2008 11:51 AM

Thanks guys,

I appreciate the comments .

Sharad, my daughter was 21 when the drawing was done.
She says she would like me to eventually build her a house full of A&C furniture.

That sounds like an interesting challenge!


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#5 posted 12-26-2008 12:43 PM

looks very nice….great job..

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#6 posted 10-30-2009 09:29 PM

wonderful umbreala stand very nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 10-30-2009 09:39 PM

Nice work, Greg.

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