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Coat & Shoe rack for my DIL

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Project by ldl posted 12-28-2012 01:07 PM 1073 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I asked my Son what Ii could build for his wife for Christmas. A few days later he told me a coat and shoe rack for behind the front door. This is what I came up with. She was very pleased.

I turned all the pegs. This was the first time I have ever tried to turn more than one of something to look the same. Not that easy when you got a wondering mind like mine. I usually have no idea what my turnings will look like till I get into the turning and they just seem to develop themselves.

I made it from pine and the pegs are oak. My wife used a dark stain but I can’t remember the name as we had never used this color before. She then covered with a couple of covers of water based polyurethane.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -





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#1 posted 12-28-2012 04:51 PM

Looks very nice!

-- Spofeo/Kristian

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#2 posted 12-28-2012 05:04 PM

Simple, functional and nice looking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 12-28-2012 05:44 PM

Nice job, I’ll bet you got some extra huggs for this. You turned the pegs?? I get mine at the WW store for a few cents. I envy you and your lathe.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#4 posted 12-28-2012 06:01 PM

Cool design,well done

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 12-28-2012 08:51 PM

Great design! Like the color which matches the sofa and most of all its functionality.

—www.sawblade.com

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#6 posted 12-30-2012 01:51 AM

Thanks for the comments guys. Grumpy I did get a big ole hug for sure. She was very pleased.

A added bonus is the two cuts out will be the makings of a wall shelf soon.

-- Dewayne in Bainbridge, Ga. - - No one can make you mad. Only you decide when you get mad - -

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