Quilt Rack From Wood Mag

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Project by gfadvm posted 07-10-2012 12:29 AM 6766 views 8 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I saw this in the latest issue of Wood and thought my wife would like this to display the quilts she made. I modified the plans some as I hated the allthread and acorn nuts. Mine is white oak with wedged dowels and shop made walnut ‘buttons’ to cover the mounting screws. Finished with shellac.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#1 posted 07-10-2012 12:35 AM

this turned out real nice andy

like the innovations
you made

one for mama

the next for you

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#2 posted 07-10-2012 12:45 AM

I definitely like yours better Andy. Really nice. Very nice quilt also.. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#3 posted 07-10-2012 12:47 AM

Boy, that is one mighty nice looking quilt rack Andy.
And I have to say, I like yours better then the one in the magazine !

(Your wife is a fine quilt maker as well.)

Nice job !

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#4 posted 07-10-2012 12:59 AM

Andy, what’s not to like about this? Nice job and skillful modification. That’s a great quilt and a great quilt display rack. It has a clean look with gentle curves and angles to keep it interesting, and the oak blends in well with the existing setting. Thanks for sharing this with us.

-- Big Al in IN

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#5 posted 07-10-2012 01:15 AM

Very clean job. Very good decision not to use all thread. May have to try one of these.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 07-10-2012 05:59 AM

That was fast I just picked up my copy of the mag at the store today. Looks really nice.

-- Chief Petty Officer USN(RET) 1991-2011

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#7 posted 07-10-2012 10:34 AM

your rack turned out great, nice quilt as well. i thought quilting was a lost art.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#8 posted 07-10-2012 11:26 AM

Nicely done. Any quilter would love to have one or two of these.

-- Art | Bradenton, Florida

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#9 posted 07-10-2012 11:33 AM

Really Nice. Guess i will have to make one for the mothe-in-law she is a quilter and i think she would love it.

-- --May you have fair winds and following seas--

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#10 posted 07-10-2012 06:00 PM

Wow, I just barely got my magazine on Saturday. That is quick work! Great job – it looks fantastic!

-- TTH, UT

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#11 posted 07-10-2012 09:52 PM

My wife is an avid quilter so I have to make sure she doesn’e catch up with these beauties, nicely done :)

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#12 posted 07-11-2012 12:53 AM

Thanks guys. I think there is another permutation of this in my future. My oldest daughter is expecting a baby and they are also building a new house. She thought one of these (downsized a bit) would be good in the nursery for baby blankets. The only problem is that they like pine stained with Min Wax Early American. Oh well, the customer is always right, huh?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#13 posted 07-13-2012 02:04 AM

I just got this rag today how the hell did you get it before I did and already make the rack did you do it in an hour or what . nice job but i really want to know why i get my rag so late that you could have already made this

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#14 posted 07-13-2012 03:31 AM

I’m fast! Actually, I have made and finished 2 (and that was 4 days ago)! :>)

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#15 posted 07-13-2012 05:50 AM

so how did you get your magazine what 2 weeks ago and mine just got here

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