LumberJocks

Bathroom Towel Holder

  • Advertise with us
Project by Greg Mitchell posted 06-10-2007 09:58 PM 1374 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the second towel holder I made for our bathroom. The first was made out of cherry. It is framed in black walnut with a curly maple panel. I finished it with a oil blend, and came back over that with a few coats of thinned urethane. I hope the finish holds up with the high humidity levels you get in a bathroom.

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell, AR--gdamitchell@sbcglobal.net





7 comments so far

View WayneC's profile

WayneC

12302 posts in 2843 days


#1 posted 06-10-2007 10:00 PM

It came out great. I’m probably going to need to build something similar. I would be interested to see how the finish holds up or if people have recommendations for finishes to use in the bathroom.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

View Ethan Sincox's profile

Ethan Sincox

765 posts in 2920 days


#2 posted 06-10-2007 11:09 PM

Might be a little over-kill, but… how about a spar varnish? If it will last a year or two on a boat or out in the weather, then I’m sure it would last a bit longer in the less-hostile environs of a bathroom.

-- Ethan, http://thekiltedwoodworker.com

View mot's profile

mot

4911 posts in 2782 days


#3 posted 06-11-2007 01:13 AM

Nice design.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

View oscorner's profile

oscorner

4564 posts in 3057 days


#4 posted 06-11-2007 01:14 AM

I made this hand towel holder from oak and used several coats of poly thinking it would hold up better to the humidity of the bathroom. I had to sand and recoat it after about a year to my surprise.


Here is another one:

-- Jesus is Lord!

View TreeBones's profile

TreeBones

1824 posts in 2769 days


#5 posted 06-11-2007 05:45 AM

Top o the line towel holder… Real nice!

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

View MsDebbieP's profile

MsDebbieP

18615 posts in 2906 days


#6 posted 06-11-2007 01:05 PM

I was thinking about replacing our current one … I think you have inspired me. It’s going on my list!

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

View jockmike2's profile

jockmike2

10635 posts in 2992 days


#7 posted 06-11-2007 06:01 PM

I agree with Ethan you may need a little spar varnish on it. But it will last a while like it is. Great looking towel racks. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase