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Project by woodrookieII posted 935 days ago 2505 views 25 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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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a1Jim

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#1 posted 935 days ago

Very nice book rack a cool idea.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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DIYaholic

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#2 posted 935 days ago

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 procratination a bad thing?

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JohnLee

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#3 posted 934 days ago

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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hhhopks

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#4 posted 934 days ago

Nice,
I like to build one.
How do you keep it from sliding?

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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woodrookieII

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#5 posted 934 days ago

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.

....rookieII

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hhhopks

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#6 posted 934 days ago

Thanks.

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).

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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woodrookieII

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#7 posted 917 days ago

You folks are embarrassing me with all these nice comments and especially the number of times it’s been Favorited.

....rookieII

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hhhopks

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#8 posted 759 days ago

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.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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woodrookieII

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#9 posted 759 days ago

hhhopks…...added a few more pictures…......

....rookieII

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hhhopks

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#10 posted 758 days ago

Thank you so much for the updates.

-- I'll be a woodworker when I grow up. HHHOPKS

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