Golf Ball Display Shelf

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Project by sedcokid posted 08-21-2011 08:55 PM 3520 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My grandson TJ (short for Thomas Jordan) was a high school stand out in golf. He started golfing at the age of 4, deviating from golf for a few years playing hockey but started playing golf seriously in high school. Now TJ is a sophomore at Brevard College located in Brevard NC, during his freshman year he was voted most valuable on the team. TJ has won many awards most recent was the Battle Creek, Michigan Junior Golf Championship for 2011. TJ asked me to make him a display rack where he could display some of his prize winning golf balls. I was very please to do so to say the least!!! This will hold 48 balls and is made for Red Oak and stained with Cabot cherry stain then I applied several coats of wipe on satin Polyurethane. I had a great deal of problems with the stain and asked my fellow LJ buddies for assistance, several came through with suggestions for which I am thankful. Buddie Jim Jakosh suggestions were the ones I followed the closest and the rack turned out almost perfect.

All comments, suggestion and questions are welcomed…. Thanks for looking!!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#1 posted 08-21-2011 09:03 PM

Great project Chuck. This will display his prize golf balls well.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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#2 posted 08-21-2011 09:30 PM

Turned out beautifully, Chuck!

I’ll bet TJ is really proud of it.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Jim Jakosh

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#3 posted 08-21-2011 10:28 PM

Very nice job on that display case, Chuck!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#4 posted 08-21-2011 11:42 PM

gr8 display cabinet. nice project

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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Bob Collins

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#5 posted 08-22-2011 03:07 AM

Nice looking display case Chuck, hope he has success in filling it.

-- Bob C, Australia. Your best teacher is your last mistake.

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#6 posted 08-22-2011 05:19 AM

It’s always nice to see one of you guys step away from the lathe. JUST KIDDING! The case looks great.

-- Cheers and God Bless

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#7 posted 08-22-2011 08:55 PM

You did a fine job on it and it will give him a great place to display his trophy balls.

-- 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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