Organizer Shelf

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Project by Rick posted 01-04-2011 03:43 AM 1967 views 20 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 01-04-2011 03:49 AM

I love it!! Thanks for sharing!

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#2 posted 01-04-2011 03:52 AM

Nice work, thanks for sharing.

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#3 posted 01-04-2011 03:55 AM

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


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#4 posted 01-04-2011 04:49 AM

Good stuff! Great contrast of woods.

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#5 posted 01-04-2011 05:08 AM

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

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#6 posted 01-04-2011 05:13 AM

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 01-04-2011 05:41 AM

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 01-04-2011 05:44 AM

Great organizer!

Thanks For Sharing!

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#9 posted 01-04-2011 05:44 AM

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

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#10 posted 01-04-2011 06:52 AM

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

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#11 posted 01-04-2011 08:25 AM

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

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#12 posted 01-04-2011 12:35 PM

I love the contrast of wood.

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#13 posted 01-04-2011 12:49 PM

Great project

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#14 posted 01-04-2011 03:04 PM

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 01-04-2011 08:02 PM

Fine project, elegant.
Best thoughts,

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

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