How do you rack your eggs?

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Project by degoose posted 12-17-2012 07:38 PM 1864 views 9 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a request for a series of egg racks.
These are to be kept on the kitchen bench so that there is access to room temperature eggs whilst baking…
The designs were left up to me.. but there needed to be 2 6 egg holders, 2 6 up and 6 down egg holders, 2 12 egg holders and 1 16 egg holder…7 all up…
1.. hexagonal New Guinea Rosewood tumbling block trivet with 6 holes drilled at the junctions of the cubes.
2.. 6 holes drilled in a board and then edged.
3.. double decker with turned risers.
4.. quilted Queensland maple.
5.. different colour stringing between the holes and framed..

Thanks for dropping by…

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#1 posted 12-17-2012 07:43 PM

These are way cool Larry, great job.As usual most unique project with super woods.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-17-2012 07:45 PM

Wow, this is a new one on me.
Yours sure do look pretty though. If I was an egg I would be proud to live there.

Now I will know if someone asks.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#3 posted 12-17-2012 07:45 PM

Those will pretty up the baker’s kitchen ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 12-17-2012 07:48 PM

Great idea and build. I only wish I had a purpose for one!

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#5 posted 12-17-2012 07:52 PM

I think No 3, the double decker is the most practical.
Hey ! have you tried to laser an egg yet?.

The Chinese will not be impressed !!

Interesting site is the Lumberjocks post at zero hour, get reply’s within minutes !!

Its so hot here during the day, after about 0730 the cast iron gear is almost untouchable, and until 1400 when some shade arrives !

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#6 posted 12-17-2012 07:56 PM

well i think this would qualify as having all of your eggs in one basket…or you could say your eggs are racked…so as they say in a pool game…RACK EM….....but use a gentle stick on these…or you may be just have things scrambled…oh, great egg boards buddy.. i like the designs, right oh mate…i do i do..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 12-17-2012 07:56 PM

”How do you rack your eggs?”

Briefs, usually, unless I’m in the mood to go commando.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 12-17-2012 08:02 PM

That is a great idea, I like the designs too!

-- Darryl ~ Waxhaw, NC

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#9 posted 12-17-2012 08:35 PM

Great idea and your racks looks real good.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 12-17-2012 08:49 PM

Great idea…really never think in that option. Excelent. I┬┤copy that.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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#11 posted 12-17-2012 08:59 PM

YES! A very good idea…

Every morning, I take two eggs out of refrig, put them on the counter top next to the stove… I use a knife & fork to keep them corralled… they sit there about 1/2 hr. before I cook them.

I don’t think I have ever had more than 3-4 eggs to be used at one time… so, ours would have to be small… maybe for six… will kick it around with my wife… sure is simple enough… LOL

Interesting idea & project…

Thank you.

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#12 posted 12-17-2012 09:02 PM

Neat idea, Larry!! Great choice of woods too!!........................Jim

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

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#13 posted 12-17-2012 09:03 PM

I like the idea. It’s brilliant.

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#14 posted 12-17-2012 09:08 PM

Great idea. Nice work!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#15 posted 12-17-2012 10:19 PM

Glad you could hatch a plan


-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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