Simple Modern Coat Rack

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Project by Russell Eck posted 03-27-2018 02:50 PM 1253 views 4 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A simple wall mounted coat rack design consisting of various depths and widths of walnut. I wanted a clean simple design but also one that had some visual interest. Overall width is 40 inches with staggered 10 inch verticals. Project was finished with seal coat shellac.

Comments, questions, and critiques are welcome!

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#1 posted 03-27-2018 04:43 PM

I like it very well!





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#2 posted 03-27-2018 04:48 PM

very nice project

-- Terry Uncle Buck Carvins "woodworking minus patience equals firewood "

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#3 posted 03-27-2018 05:13 PM

Thanks, I was trying my best to keep it simple and create some sort of visual impact at the same time. I’m sure if I used some highly figured wood it might create more impact. But I guess it might also take away from its simplicity, not sure haha.

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#4 posted 03-27-2018 05:32 PM

This is a nice looking coat rack and I like the design.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 03-27-2018 07:23 PM

Very Nice & Well Done! Thanks for Posting!

-- Made In Ontario, CANADA

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Russell Eck

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#6 posted 03-27-2018 07:28 PM

Thanks Rick and Charles!

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#7 posted 03-28-2018 12:47 AM

Well done.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#8 posted 03-28-2018 02:30 AM

That’s just all sorts of shades of great.

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#9 posted 03-28-2018 03:52 AM

Very cool and creative!!

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#10 posted 03-28-2018 02:00 PM

Really like how you did this great work


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#11 posted 03-28-2018 02:42 PM

Thanks guys! Hopefully it inspires people to make their own! I would love to see what other people come up with from this idea

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#12 posted 03-29-2018 04:26 AM

That’s awesome! It looks like a bunch of octopi (octopuses?) are trying to pick a fight with you.

-- Chuck, Minnesota

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