Organizer Shelf

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Project by Rick posted 1324 days ago 1766 views 19 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Needed a little organization shelf to keep the watch, keys, wallet, sunglasses, etc off the ledge at the top of the stairs.

Carcase is pine. The rest is Walnut. Finished with danish oil and wipe on poly.

I also added a little slot for coins to slide into the drawer.

Here’s all the pictures:

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#1 posted 1324 days ago

I love it!! Thanks for sharing!

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#2 posted 1324 days ago

Nice work, thanks for sharing.

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#3 posted 1324 days ago

You surprised me. I love it.
The coin slot is really clever too.


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#4 posted 1324 days ago

Good stuff! Great contrast of woods.

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#5 posted 1324 days ago

Well organized organizer!!!
I like the coin dorp.

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#6 posted 1324 days ago

Rick, I truly do like this organizer ! It is beautifully made and I love the contrasting woods and color. I can see how useful something like this is, great piece ! If I were to build this project I would do only one thing different, I would probably put drawers all the way across or even fill in the one cubby hole with 3-4 drawers . Just to balance out the over all design. Thanks for posting and once more nice job ! Adding to my favs.

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#7 posted 1324 days ago

Really nice work and I like the use of pine.
Robsshop has the right idea of filling atleast one cubby with multiple drawers.
Still a great project and one I would love to have in my home.

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#8 posted 1324 days ago

Great organizer!

Thanks For Sharing!

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#9 posted 1324 days ago

It looks great. I love the slot you put in for change, a wonderful idea!

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#10 posted 1324 days ago

Fantastic piece and the Walnut and Pine really compliment each other : )
Added to my favorites !

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#11 posted 1324 days ago

Absolutely sharp looking. Kind of has an oriental feel. Excellent work, Rick!

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#12 posted 1324 days ago

I love the contrast of wood.

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#13 posted 1323 days ago

Great project

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#14 posted 1323 days ago

Thanks guys. I really appreciate it.

You know, I was thinking about putting more drawers in it. However, knowing how my wife and I are at storing junk where we find a hiding spot for it, I decided to not include them.
That being said, there is still a possibility that I’ll add some to it. If I feel that they won’t end up being junk drawers.

Thanks again.

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#15 posted 1323 days ago

Fine project, elegant.
Best thoughts,

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

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