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Stock Rack for Shop

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Project by Sam Fladung posted 11-11-2009 12:20 AM 1311 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a stock rack I built for holding metal round, although it will work equally well for dowels etc. It is based off of the plans in the book “Uncle” Dave Gingery’s Shop Notebook http://www.lindsaybks.com/dgjp/djgbk/shopn1/index.html

Overall this was a simple project to complete and uses only 1×6 lumber. The most difficult part was shaping the handle. I actually broke one of the handles off when I tried to shape the outside after cutting the inside (in retrospect this was silly to attempt). The blade grabbed, and pop went the handle.

I have made two of these so far, and the two pictures are actually different units. The empty one I made for my dad, and the full one is sitting in my shop.

-- http://www.sfladung.com





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 11-11-2009 02:31 AM

Very useful!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Bob Kollman

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#2 posted 11-11-2009 09:00 AM

very cool idea, my dowels are all over the place, raters, shelves, you name it.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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RexMcKinnon

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#3 posted 11-12-2009 06:31 PM

When I say the first pic my first thought was a pool cue rack. Looks good.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#4 posted 11-12-2009 06:58 PM

Looks good

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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