Lumber Rack

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Project by ~Julie~ posted 05-05-2010 05:00 PM 10071 views 19 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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You can see more photos and read how I made this at my blog here:
Julie's Lumberjocks Blog

-- ~Julie~

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#1 posted 05-05-2010 05:18 PM

Greetings Julie:.... Stellar job on the wood rack….did you build this yourself? You are quite the lady woodworker….!! I really like how you made a few shorter standards to use for the short cut-offs…. you just don’t have enough wood…. lol. Wood should be stacked from the bottom to top… that way you won’t run short when in the middle of a project…... Again, that’s a nice rack, as we all say…........... later.

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....!!

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#2 posted 05-05-2010 06:14 PM

Hi Julie,
Very nice. I’m jealous I wish I had the space.

-- Ron - Any day that I don't learn something new is a wasted day.

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#3 posted 05-05-2010 07:59 PM

Rick, yes, I do all my woodworking myself. Keep watching, there is more to come of the shop build and projects.

-- ~Julie~

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#4 posted 05-05-2010 08:07 PM

That lumber rack looks real good Julie.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#5 posted 05-05-2010 11:34 PM


-- David South FLorida

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#6 posted 05-06-2010 02:02 AM

I have been working on a similar design over the past 2 weekends. I’ll post pics next week. You went a little beefier than I did. I did 2×2’s. Hope it’s enough. I’m sure that you will be happy with yours. Thanks for posting.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#7 posted 05-06-2010 03:25 AM

Great timeing for me, because I really need to build one myself and yours is a great design. I hope you want mind if I use it. Very nice and glad you shared with us.

-- F.Little

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#8 posted 05-06-2010 03:02 PM

Nice rack there Julie!
They look like they are ready to do the job.

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#9 posted 05-06-2010 04:43 PM

Great job on neatly organizing you lumber. I am favorite ing this project and building one as soon as I’m in my new house next month. Glad you posted this.

-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president

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#10 posted 05-06-2010 08:30 PM

That’s some great storage. Nice design.

-- Scott

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#11 posted 05-07-2010 04:10 PM

Great job on the wood rack Julie!

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#12 posted 05-07-2010 07:38 PM

I have a triton rack, but with six 100 lb shelves and only 2 supports, it doesn’t spread the weight out too well. I like that this version can transfer some of the weight downward to the concrete and the walls only need to help hold the unit upright (as opposed to suspend the weight in the air).

I’m redoing my garage anyway, so I’m definitely building one of these. Are these your own plans or did you get them from a magazine? I might be bothering you with a few more questions, but your blog was really quite clear. Thanks so much for posting!!

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#13 posted 05-08-2010 05:44 PM

This type of rack I made is very similar to some in books and magazines that I had read. I pretty much just changed the brackets to make it simpler for me to cut out. You can see more about that in my blog comments.

-- ~Julie~

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#14 posted 05-09-2010 07:19 AM

thanks for the reply!

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#15 posted 05-09-2010 07:22 AM

Nice lumber rack Julie

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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