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Project by Paul Pomerleau posted 850 days ago 4269 views 12 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

First, a big thank you to Mork for letting me copy his project.
I fell in love with it the moment I saw it and I knew this is the one I want for my quilt.
My sister is quite talented and made me the quilt and the bear for my birthdays a few years back.
I originally built the blanket chest below it to store it in, but I really wanted to display it.
I first drew it up in Sketchup to get the measurements.
It is made from birds eye maple that I had laying around.
It is assembled using hidden pocket holes and mounted on a french cleat system.
I finished it with a tung oil and wipe on poly.
I am really excited that this is finally done and I am going to admire it for a long time.
Thank you for looking.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada





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mhensel

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#1 posted 850 days ago

Nice work.Any chance we could get some rough dimensions. thanks

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doncutlip

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#2 posted 850 days ago

Yeah, that looks really nice

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Woodenwizard

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#3 posted 850 days ago

Very Nice! Can’t think of any I have seen that are better.

-- John, Colorado's (Wooden Wizard)

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Paul Pomerleau

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#4 posted 850 days ago

@mhensel:
With my quilt folded into three, it measured 42” so that is the inside measurements between the brackets.
The top shelf is four feet long by six inches deep. The brackets are ten inches tall, and the rod is four feet long.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada

#5 posted 850 days ago

Great Job and it is useful thats even better

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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kiefer

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#6 posted 850 days ago

Sure makes a nice addition to the room ,very cozy .
Love the birds eye maple and looks much better then the sketch .

Kiefer

-- Kiefer 松

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Eagle1

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#7 posted 850 days ago

Very nice work. Especially since you can display the very creative work from your sister. I’m sure she love’s the way you have displayed it.

Thanks for posting and showing us your sisters work..

Tim:

-- Tim, Missouri ....Inside every older person is a younger person wondering what the heck happened

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PaBull

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#8 posted 849 days ago

I need to remember this one, my wife is a fanatic quilter.
Thanks for the post.
Pb.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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vakman

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#9 posted 848 days ago

This is simple and superb. There’s something really honest about the way the rail sits in those notches, I’m assuming the rail isn’t attached?

-- - Power is not revealed by striking hard or often, but by striking true. -

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Paul Pomerleau

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#10 posted 848 days ago

@vakman:
That’s right, the rail is not attached to the brackets.
It is simply sitting inside the hooks.
I had to ensure that there was enough room above the rail to lift it off without it hitting the upper curve of the bracket above.
I had cut and sanded the brackets first, then fed the rail through the thickness planer until it fit just right in the hooks.
Thanks for looking.

-- Close to Ottawa Ontario Canada

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Mork

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#11 posted 848 days ago

Hey there Paul, thanks for the recognition although I borrowed the basic design from a friend. He brought me a picture and had me make one for him. Of course my Suzian spotted it and said, “hey, I’d like to have one of those” and then my oak version was born. I’ll have to say, it looks great in maple too! The pocket screws are a great idea. I threw mine together pretty quick and simply recessed the wood screws. Surprisingly they don’t seem to detract much from the appearance.

Anyway, great job!

PS My name is Mark… Mork is a user name. Nano-nano

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D_Allen

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#12 posted 846 days ago

Great project Paul.
I got the full appreciation of the maple by zooming the images. That’s nice wood!
Also goes nice the the rest of the items and woodwork in the room.
What’s the fireplace for? Does it get cold up there? ;-)

-- Website is finally up and running....www.woodandwrite.com

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