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WIFE'S SHOE CLOSET

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Project by WoodHoarder posted 715 days ago 1126 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few days earlier I showed the door I built for this shoe closet. Now is the closet itself. The shelving is built into two side racks that were designed to have the look of an outdoor free standing potting shelf to convey an airy feel inside the confined space.

The rack is made of poplar and jointed using dowels. The shelving is made of baltic birch plywood with a poplar edge band. The bottom flat shelves all are on slides and will slide out for easy access to the shoes.

I had built this into a void in the wall that had previously held a heater. A previous owner had moved the heater and drywalled over the opening. There were a lot of firsts for me in this project: drywall, tile, sponge painting, electricity etc… I found that my wood working skills have certainly served me well in other building projects.

Here is a link to the door posting:

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/69794

-- Christ was a carpenter...a fact that humbles and inspires me.





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FirehouseWoodworking

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#1 posted 715 days ago

You talk about scoring some cool points with your wife! You sly devil! Not too many wives get a shoe closet of their own! Nicely done. Very nice work.

Cheers!

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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Roger

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#2 posted 715 days ago

This is really nice, especially when there are a lot o shoes. Very nicely done. Ez access and ez to see all pairs

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Gshepherd

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#3 posted 715 days ago

Nice, you be better off just making one shelf….. now she has to fill up the rest…..

-- What we do in life will Echo through Eternity........

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MonteCristo

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#4 posted 715 days ago

Imelda Marcos eat your heart out !

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workerinwood

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#5 posted 714 days ago

Nice work!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Ironman50

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#6 posted 714 days ago

Your wife can now affirm that it’s true what they say: “That there’s a little Imelda in all of us“. Excellent work!

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