Quilt Hanger

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Project by DoctorDan posted 04-11-2010 12:28 PM 3098 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Timber: Silky Oak
Finish: Ubeaut 1lb shellac, Organoil Danish Oil
Glue: Titebond II (& screws)
Design: Original

Christmas 2008, my mother asked me to make a simple rack for her to hang a quilt she had completed as part of her accreditation as a teacher for The Quilters' Guild of NSW Inc.

The build was simple a shelf joined to the back with two interlocking support pieces which also support a 3/4” hardwood dowel. Construction took only a day, a few curves cut with a jig saw, a tidy up with a rasp and sander, glued and screwed. A quick trip to the router table for a nice even bead all round. Now mounted proudly in my parent’s lounge.

(I’ll try for some close up shots next time I’m at their place.)

-- Daniel -

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#1 posted 04-11-2010 12:30 PM

Simple, yet functional and also beautiful..

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

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#2 posted 04-11-2010 02:17 PM

It compliments the quilt perfectly! Alas, it is overshadowed by the quilt!! Tell your Mom great job!
I may copy this, as we have a Christmas quilt we hang every year, and I like your solution better than the curtain rod we are using. Nice job!

-- Rich in Richmond -- Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

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#3 posted 04-11-2010 03:44 PM

great job Dan. My mother made quilts also. What a great way to show off both of your works

-- "If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right". Henry Ford

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#4 posted 04-11-2010 05:02 PM

Your hanger looks very nice. The two pieces compliment each other.

-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.

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