A Shoe Parking Structure

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Project by Monte Pittman posted 02-22-2015 01:38 AM 1378 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

That’s what the customer called it. After a brief conversation, I realized that this is what he wants. They were happy with it. Beetle Kill Pine. 36” tall, 38” wide and 14” deep. They have a few children and needed a place for shoes.

Thanks for reading and all comments and suggestions are welcome.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#1 posted 02-22-2015 02:27 AM

Nice job and the customer got what he wanted! Cant get any better than that.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 02-22-2015 03:27 AM

The 6 board bench, err Shoe Parking Structure, looks great.
Hey, I’ve got an idea…. you should make wooden shoes!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#3 posted 02-22-2015 04:06 AM

Looks like it will handle the kids! Nice adaption with the back!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 02-22-2015 04:28 AM

Very nice, and I like the back board on it with the natural edge.

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

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#5 posted 02-22-2015 05:34 AM

Really like the ‘tornado’ on the back! Kind of appropriate for a piece to do with kids! Thanks for sharing, Monte!

-- God bless, Candy

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#6 posted 02-22-2015 01:08 PM

Nice design and super nice slabs for sure.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#7 posted 02-22-2015 01:14 PM

Nice piece, if the shoe issue is anything like the one in my house though it will be too small. Course a bookcase may be to small. :)


-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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#8 posted 02-22-2015 02:32 PM

i really love the wood and the natural edges here, its always important that the customer be happy, if they are, they will more likely to come back for more

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#9 posted 02-22-2015 02:40 PM

Nice, Monte. A place to sit and a place to put those muddy shoes.
Six boards and no DTs….Awesome!

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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#10 posted 02-22-2015 02:47 PM

very nice Monte, the board you selected for the back is beautiful!

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#11 posted 02-22-2015 05:55 PM

The Monte is at it again…another creative and useful design…Very nice…!

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#12 posted 02-22-2015 06:00 PM

real nice

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#13 posted 02-23-2015 01:02 AM

“Shoe parking structure” was a new term for me as well but you nailed the design. Great choice on the top back slab!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#14 posted 02-23-2015 05:44 PM

Looks like just the thing for little “rug rats”! :-)

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#15 posted 03-06-2015 08:42 PM

very cool

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