sliding spice rack

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Project by Bradford posted 1444 days ago 6741 views 8 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The final touch on my mom’s kitchen work. This spice rack was supposed to be finished in July, but now is.
this vertical (spice drawer) is held in place with aspen runners mounted on center of birch edge banded 1/2” ply and 3/4” ply with solid oak. The face board was profiled with an roman ogee bit to complement the adjacent cabinets.
Pic 1 the completed view
pic 2 Kreg pocket hole jig and freshly poly’d boards
pic 3 parts screwed up
pic 4 shelf pin holes drilled
pic 5 runner boards mounted (tight space) 4 1/2”
pic 6 closed view

4 1/2×20 1/2×24

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

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Alexey Khasyanov

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#1 posted 1444 days ago

Great work. I like similar.
i love cooking & ordering in my kitchen,..... some dust on each jar…..,
so i think that many spices must be closed by some door,maybe glass/stained glass,
do you intend completed rack with door?

-- Rev 22:21

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#2 posted 1444 days ago

That’s a very nice piece of work, Bradford. It’s a very good design and well finished. I enjoyed seeing it.

-- 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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#3 posted 1444 days ago

Great use of space!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#4 posted 1444 days ago

Nice work!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#5 posted 1444 days ago

Fits in there just right & looks great.

-- Having fun...Eric

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#6 posted 1444 days ago


-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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#7 posted 1442 days ago

Now that’s a great idea and well executed. Nice build and thanks for posting!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#8 posted 913 days ago

I’m with Roz. Brilliant! Thanks for posting!
I’ve put it on my list. I hope my girlfriend likes it too.

-- What are those few hours of mine compared to those decades Mother Nature has put in it!

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#9 posted 523 days ago

Nice spice rack.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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