Bow Rack

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Project by Mauritius posted 10-06-2009 10:49 PM 11271 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another gift for my step dad’s birthday. This one is a compound bow rack, part of a set with my last project post, a gun rack The antlers are made of oak and the arrowhead is made of bookmatched wenge and maple. The pattern on the wenge turned out awesome, it almost looks like an evil deer head (see pic 4).

Much of the credit for the design goes to two websites – here and here and an LJ's project by mtnwild.

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#1 posted 10-06-2009 10:53 PM

WOW…awesome use of that grain…..beautiful….Love the artificial antlers…that must have been a real trophy artificial buck….lol….I bet he really loves the gift….is great!

-- Woodworking.....My small slice of heaven!

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#2 posted 10-06-2009 11:09 PM

I too appreciate the way the grain was used to full advantage.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#3 posted 10-06-2009 11:09 PM

I sure do like that. Great job…

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#4 posted 10-06-2009 11:11 PM

Interesting, useful and very nicely done. A great gift. Your step dad must really be pleased.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 10-07-2009 02:18 AM

Nicely done! I like the arrowhead, how did you get the effect of the chipped edges?

-- Don, Flower Mound, TX

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#6 posted 10-07-2009 02:51 AM

Thanks all!

beefonrocks: a belt sander and a sanding drum on a drill press

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#7 posted 10-07-2009 03:09 AM

very cool

-- Custom furniture

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#8 posted 10-07-2009 03:23 PM

Nice bow rack. I really like the two wood arrow head look. Thanks for the credit, very cool.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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