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Project by wolflrv posted 969 days ago 3181 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my first real woodworking project after finishing the shop remodel this summer. Since my wife has been so patient and supportive throughout the summer, I decided to make her the nail polish rack she’s been requesting for awhile now. She teaches cosmetology at a local hair institute and as such has a large collection of polishes. We decided she needed a unit to hold at least 150 bottles. So the dimensions ended up being 2ft x 4ft. I used 1/4” Lauan plywood for the backing and 1/2” thick boards for the trays and side rails. The front rails are 1/4”. I dimensioned all the wood on my tablesaw from standard 2×4’s. I sanded the edges to form a roundover to give it a bit more finished look.

I then decided to try my hand at HVLP spraying for the first time. I sprayed first with Zinsser primer which was thinned with water and Floetrol, then finished with an interior latex(also thinned with water and Floetrol) to match the trim in the bathroom.

Overall it came out well and is very sturdy. There was a lot more I would do next time, but for a first project I’m pretty happy with it and the wife is ecstatic which is what really counts!

-- Handcrafted toys, models & gifts at -- http://www.wolfwoodworks.com





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ed220

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#1 posted 969 days ago

Very nice,great 1st project results. Welcome to Lumberjocks !

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MsDebbieP

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#2 posted 969 days ago

Very nice indeed
I was glad to read that she teaches and that this wasn’t just her personal supply

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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wolflrv

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#3 posted 969 days ago

Thx for the comments! Just to let ya know though..that IS her personal supply..LOL! She has even more for the students to play with!

-- Handcrafted toys, models & gifts at -- http://www.wolfwoodworks.com

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David Kennedy

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#4 posted 918 days ago

Thats just to much. daddy needs a new tool.

-- Dave, W.V.

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