Arts and Craft style Sportsman Coat Rack

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Project by Alongiron posted 11-04-2011 01:54 PM 2795 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My next door neighbor Hethe “Grizzly” Crain was complaining about he has no place to hang his coats on so I took some left over 6/4 QSWO; purchased a few hooks from our local Menards store and made him a nice Coat Rack to hang up his stuff. It was a fun little project and turned out really nice. I finished it like I always do with 2 coats of shellac followed by a light sanding with 0000 steel wool, 1 more coat of shellac, light sanding, and 2 coats of wax. I thought he was going to give me a kiss when I brought it over!

-- Measure twice and cut once.....Steve Lien

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#1 posted 11-04-2011 02:15 PM

Nicely done! I really like those big corbels.

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Jim Jakosh

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#2 posted 11-04-2011 03:34 PM

That is a super coat rack and shelf. Your neighbor will really like that!!!!!!!!............Jim

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

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#3 posted 11-04-2011 08:06 PM

Uh, at first sight I thought it was an arts & crafts router fence, or something… ^^’

-- Thomas - Pondering the inclusion of woodworking into physics and chemistry classes...

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Eric in Florida.

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#4 posted 11-05-2011 01:37 AM

Very nice job.
Great present.
I like those sporting hooks too.

-- Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs ~ Henry Ford

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#5 posted 11-05-2011 06:35 AM

Thats a nice finish,i got to learn more on shalic its sems to do the job well high gloss good neighbors are great to have.nice coat rack

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#6 posted 07-18-2012 12:29 PM

Nice shelf!

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