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Project by okwoodshop posted 1766 days ago 3056 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made these for some friends with horses, the trays slide and are removeable for cleaning supplies.





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Beginningwoodworker

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#1 posted 1766 days ago

Nice saddle rack!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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NorthGaMan

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#2 posted 1766 days ago

Would putting them on wheels work to move around and to be able to store after being used?

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okwoodshop

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#3 posted 1766 days ago

I guess so. maybe wheels on one end? they arent very heavy. the oak you could sit on and try out the saddle, i don’t think the cedar would hold up.

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mtkate

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#4 posted 1765 days ago

Very nice. I certainly would use one. A value add is to put them on 4 wheels as you normally store a bunch of them together and then wheel them out for use unless there is a permanent dedicated spot next to each stall.

If you are thinking of making more… Closed drawers to hold all sorts of accessories and a side attachment to hold whips would be a great idea.

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PG_Zac

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#5 posted 1714 days ago

Duane, I made the mistake of showing this to my wife, and she wants 3.

Is there any chance you can send me a basic design? I have to make some for the tack-room anyway, and she likes your style.
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-- I may be schizophrenic, but at least I have each other.

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okwoodshop

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#6 posted 1713 days ago

I didn’t make patterns, as i wasn’t sure if if I would make more or not. they are about 18 inches wide and 22 inches long. I believe they were about 34 inches tall. More of a triangle than a half circle. the board sticking up on the top piece is to support the saddle so it won’t sag. if i can help more let me know, maybe i could draw something out for you.

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PG_Zac

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#7 posted 1713 days ago

No Sweat – Thanks

-- I may be schizophrenic, but at least I have each other.

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