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Karate Belt Rack

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Project by nakedwood posted 04-28-2012 11:20 AM 2660 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had inspiration to build a martial arts belt rack after seeing this one http://lumberjocks.com/projects/5369 posted.
I build several for some very deserving families at my TaeKwonDo school in Wisconsin.
I used reclaimed barn boards for as much as I could as that is what I like to do. :)
First picture is all natural edge hard wood barn boards
Second and third are barn wood siding.
Fourth is reclaimed cedar from an old shelving unit found in a machine shed.
Fifth is pine barn boards dyed purple for a great family at my karate school.
Last one is a close-up of the joinery. I hate using screws.

Thanks Tony Z. for the inspiration! Everybody at my dojo loves your design!

-- Beau Lasiewicz





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DIYaholic

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#1 posted 04-28-2012 11:30 AM

Made from reclaimed lumber, how zen!!!

They look great. The families that recieve these, will certainly treasure them.

-- 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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#2 posted 04-28-2012 01:54 PM

They will be appreciative, and think about you when they are looking for something different. Nice tight joinery.
:-)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#3 posted 04-28-2012 02:42 PM

Thats awesome, my buddy and fellow LJ would really appreciate this, he has made a few already , one for his son and at least one for the Karate school. Different style than this one and the link you provided. Here is a link to his.

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

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#4 posted 04-28-2012 05:10 PM

Very nice. Hope you fill it.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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