Single saddle rack

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Project by trainrunner posted 07-26-2016 03:04 PM 376 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this after someone saw the saddle rack I built for three saddles they asked for a single saddle holder. I built it with pine and used the pocket hole jig to put it together. I finished it off by burning it and three layers of amber shellac. Last I added a horseshoe hook on the front to hold a halter.

-- Work- helping fill out my workshop but giving me no time to use my toys.

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#1 posted 07-26-2016 03:29 PM

Very nice looking. I like the finish.

You might consider a horizontal member on the lower ends to keep the tree from being top heavy when there’s a saddle on it. I’ve made several of these for myself and others’ saddles. I keep the “feet” no wider than the width of the saddle, and that way you don’t have to use more space.

The horseshoe looks good for a hanger.

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#2 posted 07-26-2016 03:48 PM

Thanks for advice I like the saddle racks you built. I was hoping that piece I put on the bottom would make it sturdy enough but maybe not.

-- Work- helping fill out my workshop but giving me no time to use my toys.

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Mark Shymanski

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#3 posted 07-26-2016 03:48 PM

Looks like a solid place to store a saddle!

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#4 posted 07-27-2016 12:42 AM

Looks simple but sturdy nice job!

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