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Project by firefighterontheside posted 10-27-2017 10:39 PM 654 views 3 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this little shoe rack out of walnut and white oak for my cousin for his wedding. It is 33” long, 16” tall and 12” deep. I mounted the legs on a 45 for fun. Finished with a couple coats of oil based poly.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.





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#1 posted 10-27-2017 10:48 PM

Well done Bill…..nice contrast and the angled corners! Nice..

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#2 posted 10-27-2017 10:53 PM

Stellar job on the shoe rack, Bill…..I’m sure your cousin will like it a lot, and thank you for it….

-- My grandpa used to say: "Y'all come back when you can....come after dinner, and leave before supper.."

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#3 posted 10-27-2017 11:49 PM

I like the 45* angles on the legs. Nice touch, Bill.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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#4 posted 10-27-2017 11:50 PM

Nice looking Project. Hope it was well received.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#5 posted 10-27-2017 11:52 PM

Thanks all. We’ll find out tomorrow Jack.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#6 posted 10-27-2017 11:54 PM

That’s a really beautiful and well done piece. Great job Bill.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#7 posted 10-28-2017 12:35 AM

Nice job Bill!! I like the wood contrast and the angled legs. Great hall table but maybe to nice to put dirty shoes on.

-- Mark -- Really we're not crazy, just "Limited Editions" -- http://www.jmh-limited-editions.com/home.html --

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#8 posted 10-28-2017 12:48 AM

very nice

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#9 posted 10-28-2017 12:53 AM

Thanks Jerry, Mark and AJ. I will tell them to put clean shoes on it.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#10 posted 10-28-2017 01:04 AM

Nice looking. My wife would love it.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#11 posted 10-28-2017 01:49 AM



Nice looking. My wife would love it.

- Monte Pittman

Is she a “take your shoes off right inside the door” kind of girl. Apparently my cousins fiancĂ© is.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#12 posted 10-28-2017 03:53 AM

Quite refreshing design with 45 angled legs. White oak realy looks great.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#13 posted 10-28-2017 04:12 AM

Nicely done, Bill. Count me amongst the contrast and angle fans! Congratulations to the happy couple!

-- God bless, Candy

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#14 posted 10-28-2017 05:41 AM

Awesome project. Congrats on Top 3.

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#15 posted 10-28-2017 01:00 PM

This is a very practical shoe rack. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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