Arts and Crafts Style Shelf and Quilt Rack

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Project by cck7272 posted 08-16-2015 11:52 PM 1719 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My mother had ask me to build her a shelf that she could also hang and display some of her quilts. This is the design that we came up with. The shelf is hung on a wall with the garage on the other side. This wall created a problem in the winter, it transferred the cold from the outside to her back as she was sitting at her sewing table. The quilts hung on it will serve to block some of the of the cold air. The shelf is 6ft long and 8in wide. Solid quarter sawn white oak and finished using Jeff Jewitt’s mission oak finish sample 1, similar to Stickley’s Fayetteville.

And yes my mother made that quilt, hand quilted.

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#1 posted 08-19-2015 05:28 AM

Nice design and finish.

-- Our's is not to reason why, our's is but to shuck and jive!

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#2 posted 08-19-2015 01:27 PM

Awesome job!! Its great to see you posting pictures of your projects. Even though they are few and far between.

-- When it feels like a job, it isn't a hobby anymore.

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#3 posted 08-19-2015 02:44 PM

That really looks nice. I like the look of that center corbel.

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