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These are fun to make. I’ll make these out of oak or cherry and sell them at art/craft shows/fairs. And they sell like crazy. This one contains some of my favorite deep reading material.
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#1 posted 02-07-2012 11:45 PM
Very nice book rack a cool idea.
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#2 posted 02-08-2012 12:01 AM
Excellent choice of material….And the wood looks good too!!!
Gotta luv “Calvin & Hobbs”!
-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?
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#3 posted 02-08-2012 12:31 PM
Nice! I made one of these about 30 years ago from mahogany and it still works and looks great. I had never seen another one since then.
-- John, Omaha
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#4 posted 02-08-2012 10:21 PM
Nice,I like to build one.How do you keep it from sliding?
-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS
#5 posted 02-08-2012 10:30 PM
The paddle goes thru the slot and then there is a cross piece underneath. Keeps the paddles from 1) falling over and 2) from sliding. Locks the paddles in place very nicely. Use felt on the part of the paddles that slide on the top on the runners.
#6 posted 02-09-2012 01:17 AM
I think this would make a great Xmas present.I should be easy to batch them out.
It should be easy on the wraping too (the part that I dislike the most).
#7 posted 02-25-2012 02:52 PM
You folks are embarrassing me with all these nice comments and especially the number of times it’s been Favorited.
#8 posted 08-01-2012 04:10 PM
Can you post couple pictures to clarify the part underneath? Do you install the cross memeber after the paddle is in place or the cross member installed firs and the hole paddle is inserted through the slot and turned?
I am getting ready (preparing the lumber) for building this book rack. I am planning on build about a dozen or so as Xmas gifts. Just like to finalize the detials. Thanks for the help.
#9 posted 08-01-2012 05:06 PM
hhhopks…...added a few more pictures…......
#10 posted 08-02-2012 04:30 AM
Thank you so much for the updates.
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