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black walnut and birdseye maple,finish with lacquer then satin water poly.wife wanted to spend 15 bucks on a rack and i said now baby, just give me a day. a day later and 15 dollars richer.
-- eric post, tallahassee FL
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#1 posted 03-16-2008 05:51 AM
That’s pretty slick! Nice wood selection.
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#2 posted 03-16-2008 07:23 AM
Nice work Mr. Mc Gee!
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#3 posted 03-16-2008 07:35 AM
did the same thing in maple, saw a picture in a NFM. catalog. Like yours better, nice blend
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#4 posted 03-16-2008 08:47 AM
Clever looking papertowel holder.
-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/
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#5 posted 03-16-2008 11:46 AM
Very nice. I like the contrast how the upright is offset from the base.
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#6 posted 03-16-2008 02:08 PM
I can see one of those sitting on my kitchen counter is just a few days. nice idea and craftmanship.
-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....
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#7 posted 03-16-2008 05:01 PM
That is really nice work and I am sure it beats the one she was going to buy (probably a stainless variety).
You don’t suppose she really had an ulterior plan in mind by suggesting buying one in the first place do you? My wife does this to me all the time knowing that she can manipulate me into building things like this. (I don’t really mind it though it does get me some shop time and, since it is one of HER projects, she doesn’t complain- except, of course, when I “track sawdust into the house”).
Thanks for the post. By the way the maple and walnut are a nice combination.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
#8 posted 03-17-2008 04:18 AM
i think she did,im sure. i just wish i could have gotten to buy more wood out of the deal.i opened my mouth to soon , saying i had plenty of scraps to use.
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