House Projects- Thread spool rack, Magazine rack and Paint bottle holder

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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 1543 days ago 8005 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are 3 projects I made for our house to organize the things we use everyday. The first is a thread spool rack- there are 2 of them identical to each other . Then I have a hanging magazine rack that holds the latest issues of wood magazine and catalogs from Grizzley, Harbour Freight, MCLS. Penn State and Woodworkers Supply. Then there are a pair of paint bottle racks for my wife’s acryic paints. They are on lazy susans so you can swing them around. They are made of red oak are all finished with Zar 120 stain and Polyurethane

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Dennis Fletcher

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#1 posted 1543 days ago

Wow, they look nice and very useful. Way to use your talent to organize your life. Well done.

--, Making design and application one. †

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#2 posted 1543 days ago

wow … that is a really nice spool rack …best I’ve seen

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#3 posted 1543 days ago

You have all sorts of holders they all look super.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1543 days ago

Nice stuff!

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

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#5 posted 1543 days ago

Really cool, and usefull, I especially like the one for the threads, it’s wonderful to see how they become alive like that.
Usefull and well made, thanks for sharing.

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#6 posted 1543 days ago

well my wife is a seamstress and has seen this—-thank you for giving me more honey do’s ,,,as if i don’t have enough to do——

anyway this is a great idea as her things are scattered and half the time they interfer with my TV remote control

-- ElmoSr,Ga. Life is Hard by the Yard,,,But a Cinch by the Inch

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#7 posted 1543 days ago

You have been a busy guy!! A lot of nice work.

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#8 posted 1543 days ago

Wow, I love all three. Great job. I might have to make the paint bottle holder. I keep mine in a toolbox, which seemed like a good idea until the collection started growing. ’;o)

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#9 posted 1543 days ago

I need to start getting things organized. beautiful work Jim

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#10 posted 1543 days ago

Now that is organised.

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

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#11 posted 1542 days ago

nice organizers, the paint one looks really packed, a couple more tubes and you’ll be building another!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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