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Project by Isaaq posted 02-16-2015 09:03 AM 1461 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My new pallet woods wine rack. I painted it all white and then sand it to make it looks old. I know it is not the classic type of woodworking with dovetails and such, but with the very limited number of tools that I have and only learning mostly from Youtube and a few other sources. I think I’ve done OK on it. 

-- Art is making extraordinary out of the ordinary.





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JimRochester

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#1 posted 02-16-2015 01:12 PM

Looks nice. I have a pallet sitting in my garage I keep telling myself to make one, but the list keeps getting longer instead of shorter

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#2 posted 02-16-2015 02:17 PM

I hear you. I also have my wife with a short list now. I am sure you all pros used to it.

-- Art is making extraordinary out of the ordinary.

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#3 posted 02-16-2015 02:33 PM

Most of us didn’t get all these tools at once. I started by doing different projects and every year I would buy or upgrade one or two tools. Eventually you have a nice shop. There will always be something better you will want but due to $$ or space it isn’t practical. Numerous articles are out there as to what to get when, what to splurge on, what to scrimp on etc.

I am a professional in that I sell the products I make. It is still a hobby because I spend more money than I bring in. But at least my addiction is legal, and subsidized by the craft shows I do.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#4 posted 02-16-2015 02:39 PM

Limited tools or not, that is a cool looking rack. It’s not always how well you build it as the idea behind it.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Isaaq

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#5 posted 02-16-2015 03:36 PM

Thank you all for the kind words.

-- Art is making extraordinary out of the ordinary.

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#6 posted 02-16-2015 04:04 PM



Limited tools or not, that is a cool looking rack. It s not always how well you build it as the idea behind it.

- doubleDD

You can find a ton of nice household projects in this section made with nothing more than a table or circular saw a router and some glue. Plus you are inspiring others to do something similar which is what the hobby is all about.

-- Schooled in the advanced art of sawdust and woodchip manufacturing.

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#7 posted 02-16-2015 09:10 PM

Isaaq
The rack is new but the wood gives it charter, great job. I started the same way with pallets. The work is ripping them apart. The best you-tube on this is Issy Swan’s pallet jack. A must watch. After I made my first PJ with a pine handle it didn’t last the next handle was oak it lasted a little longer.. Then I found a hickory sledg hammer handle ( the best ) I am really ripping the pallets up. No more than ten minutes to complete tear apart.
Be advised after you start stacking wood the honey do list gets longer! The up side is I made two work tables , and two fold up tables for my shop.
Great hobby & fun

-- Http://www.woodworkermike.com

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Isaaq

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#8 posted 02-16-2015 09:51 PM

Thanks for the tip Michael. I know I’ve watched this video but went to one of the Ironsmithing shops in the area and made one similar which saves me time and wood. I guess it is just a matter of time until I’ll get more power tools (right now I have only a cheap drill and a Orbit Sender), and be able to make things easier and concentrate more on the creation rather then the time and efforts of using hand tools.

-- Art is making extraordinary out of the ordinary.

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#9 posted 02-16-2015 11:07 PM

I know what you mean. I go to estate sales all the time a great place to pick tools.
You will be surprised at what you can fing, most in my garage is second hand
I pick up two tenon saws for 1$ each. They were very rusty. I will post on my site how I cleaned them up easy.
Good hunting

-- Http://www.woodworkermike.com

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#10 posted 02-17-2015 12:28 AM

Thanks again Michael.

-- Art is making extraordinary out of the ordinary.

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#11 posted 02-17-2015 12:39 AM

Isaaq this is a great looking rack. Always remember that you should get enjoyment out of the process and fulfillment out of the end result. As long as you are doing both of those things, it doesn’t matter what tools you have or what techniques you use, the beauty will shine through!

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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Isaaq

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#12 posted 02-17-2015 02:16 AM

Thanks Tooch. You are absolutely right, But as an artist (photographer) I’ve learned to be better by always seeking higher and better. But nevertheless always enjoy what I do is the issue of doing art in the process.

-- Art is making extraordinary out of the ordinary.

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