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Project by Tokolosi posted 02-09-2012 05:31 PM 1163 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My Mom is an avid quilter. And she does amazing work. The other day I was in her sewing room and noticed she only had a tiny little quilt rack. About 2 foot wide and 2 feet high. Barely big enough to hold a placemat. Now what kind of a son would I be if I didnt go straight home and build her a rack. The rack is used during production of the quilts and not for display. She wanted simple and no frills. Well I think I at least succeeded in that. Im calling it rustic. Thats my story and I’m sticking to it.

I used pallet wood, pine, poplar and eucalyptus. Finish is BLO cut with thinners and a teaspoon of dark Minwax stain and paste wax.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien





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#1 posted 02-09-2012 05:48 PM

That’s more like that one holds a lot.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 02-09-2012 06:07 PM

Great Job! I like the using of recycled lumber

-- Robert, Mississippi, http://www.lunberjocks.com

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#3 posted 02-09-2012 10:31 PM

Nice quilt rack, appearance suits the application

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 02-09-2012 11:33 PM

Nice job, I am a big fan of recycled lumber, and use plenty of reclaimed pallet wood for most of my projects.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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