Banana Hangers

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Project by ytsejamr posted 06-27-2011 06:18 PM 3219 views 12 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was one of those spur of the moment ideas. I was at my sister’s house installing her vanity
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when I saw an ugly plastic white banana hanger in her beautiful hand made wooden kitchen. I decided she needed a better looking banana hanger.

I actually found a project here
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and modified the design a little.

I took a day off of work and made a bunch from scraps that I had.

Rather than just screwing the two pieced together, I decided to try a sliding dovetail. I thought it would be neat to be able to take it apart and store it in a drawer if it wasn’t being used. That worked on two out of the 5. The other 3 needed a few screws in them because they were a bit loose.

From left to right in the first picture we have: butternut, goncala alves or tiger wood, curly maple, chenchen, and butternut again.

I threw some Watco danish oil on them and they were good to go.

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#1 posted 06-27-2011 06:26 PM

Count me in on loving the Chechen one. The Gonco’s no slouch either. I’ll be stealing this idea as well;)

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#2 posted 06-27-2011 07:19 PM

What as funny and great ideèr :)

-- Boatbuilder&blacksmith

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#3 posted 06-27-2011 09:09 PM

Cool bananas… very cool indeed…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#4 posted 06-28-2011 08:52 PM

I like the dovetail joint.
Good thiinking!

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#5 posted 03-18-2012 10:23 AM

This is a great idea.

Thanks for posting

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland -

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