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Project by Jim Jakosh posted 10-20-2012 05:29 PM 2351 views 2 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had promised my friend, Marcello, that I would make him a storage box for all the shoes they had running down both sides of the basement stairs. He did not want to spend much on it so I used sheets of OSB with dados , glue, nails and screws to construct it. It has 6 hangers on top that are screwed to the floor joists. We put it up this morning and I had my camera so I added these shot of it filled. They have outgrown it already!!!

It is 10 1/2” x 18” x 52” . The hangers have 2” drop spacers to keep it down from the joists to clear the water pipe. It went up very easily with help on both ends holding it while I screwed it to the joists.

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!





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#1 posted 10-20-2012 05:40 PM

cool project

-- www.carvingandturningsbyrick.com, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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#2 posted 10-20-2012 05:41 PM

Nice job on the shoe rack! It looks like a cool, and fun project!

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#3 posted 10-20-2012 06:37 PM

They have a lot of shoes to fill!

Nice job… Objective accomplished!

COOL!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#4 posted 10-20-2012 06:50 PM

Hey Jim do you ever sleep? :: )))
you’re cranking them out faster than I can keep up, your mate will be please with the rack
Pete

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

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#5 posted 10-20-2012 09:34 PM

Ditto

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#6 posted 10-20-2012 10:32 PM

I am guessing it can get a bit cold there, right. Nice job.

-- I would rather have the most memories, than the most money.

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#7 posted 10-20-2012 11:05 PM

Nice job Jim, like Pete I have to ask “when do you sleep”.

-- Bob C, Australia. I love sharing as long as it is not my tools

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#8 posted 10-20-2012 11:35 PM

While Jim is sleeping he is cranking things out like you wouldn’t believe. The man is amazing. I have spent some time with him and every time I turned around he had something else done. ‘
Danny

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#9 posted 10-21-2012 12:16 AM

My mind solves all my design problems while I sleep. I wake up with the answer and hurry to write it down. That is how I got the idea for the hangers that are also 2” spacers. It sure is not what I drew up the first time- boy what a lot of work that would have been!
I’m making up for lost time to have my knee replaced. I lost 2 weeks with that!
Thanks for all the nice comments. I like to share all my project with everyone. I also learn tips from all of you that I use at one time or another. This is sure a great site!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

..........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#10 posted 10-21-2012 12:37 AM

Neat ,strong and inexpensively done ,now one for the under side and on the back too.
I bet they are thankful for your help.

.

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#11 posted 10-21-2012 01:11 AM

Good one Jim.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#12 posted 10-21-2012 02:36 AM

I agree with peteg, you are a rare breed Jim. I never saw anyone turn out projects faster then you…...
Keep it up! ;)

Thanks for sharing

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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#13 posted 10-21-2012 10:38 AM

At the rate that you’re going Jim I think you had better pre-order another knee joint, which will be ready for immediate fitting!

-- Harry, Western Australia

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#14 posted 10-21-2012 12:27 PM

Chuck, this is the project that had all the glue joints drying so I went out on the lathe for while and finished the other two little turnings.

G’day, Harry! I just testing this knee to see if it will be good enough to ski on next year. So many projects and so little time. I don’t hardly post ‘em all…...........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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