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Project by Woodwrecker posted 02-14-2016 07:27 PM 1164 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Amazing the smiles a simple piece of Cherry brings when your niece asks you for a 5 hook Coat Rack.
Sand it down real good, apply a nice beaded edge, and finish in Linseed Oil, Shellac and a top coat of wax.
And they always like when you brand the back.

Some projects are hard and bring smiles, and sometimes you get the same smiles for the easy ones.

The main object is that it brings a hug and smiles.

Thanks for looking and have a great day.

Eric

-- Eric, central Florida





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Paul M

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#1 posted 02-14-2016 08:53 PM

I enjoy the way cherry will darken with age. Nice project.

-- Paul from New England "No man is a failure who is enjoying life". William Feather

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hoss12992

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#2 posted 02-14-2016 09:15 PM

That is really cool. Great job buddy. Always nice to do something for family. Is your brand an electric? Your thoughts on it?

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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kiefer

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#3 posted 02-14-2016 09:21 PM

Nice one and yes the smiles always do it don’t they .
You doubled up on the request though I count ten hooks .LOL

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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Bricofleur

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#4 posted 02-14-2016 09:21 PM

Hugs, smiles, kisses, now you’re addicted, right ? Nice piece my friend. I love it.
It’s -4°F up here right now. Can I borrow your blanket ? ;)
Kiefer, Eric is a generous one.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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lew

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#5 posted 02-14-2016 10:08 PM

Nice! I like the aroma in the shop when cutting cherry.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Grumpy

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#6 posted 02-14-2016 10:48 PM

Good one Wrecker

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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Schwieb

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#7 posted 02-15-2016 12:29 AM

I know exactly what you mean and it’s true. Sometimes utility and practicality are the best things.

-- Dr. Ken, Florida - Durch harte arbeit werden Träume wahr.

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gfadvm

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#8 posted 02-15-2016 12:58 AM

Glad you have a grateful recipient for this nice piece of cherry.

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

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hjt

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#9 posted 02-15-2016 01:47 AM

Well done Eric. I like the easy projects

-- Harold

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Jim Bertelson

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#10 posted 02-15-2016 04:34 AM

I have done better with simple projects, than the more complex. Have a good day, a good valentine’s day, and keep the projects coming…........

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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ravensrock

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#11 posted 02-15-2016 05:16 AM

Always feels good when the recipient appreciates your work. Great job!

-- Dave, York, PA, WildSide Woodworking

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 02-15-2016 04:46 PM

It’s nice and practical and people are always pleased with something that they wanted and received in a timely manner.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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oldnovice

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#13 posted 02-15-2016 05:25 PM

I like your cherry coat hanger!
It’s going to get better/darker with age.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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luv2learn

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#14 posted 02-16-2016 07:05 PM

Nicely done Eric!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Napaman

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#15 posted 02-17-2016 12:37 AM

Nice!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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