Shaker-ish Wall Shelf

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Project by Rickterscale posted 12-30-2012 10:48 PM 1014 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After making wall shelves for my girls, my oldest son was asking for one of his own. So I made him one for Christmas, made of some Ash I’ve had lying around. The shaker pegs are the first turnings that I’ve incorporated into a finished project. They aren’t exactly uniform, as you can see from the photo, but being that I’m new to turning, I’m pretty happy with the end product. The finish is a couple coats of shellac followed by three coats of satin arm-r-seal, then ren wax.

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#1 posted 12-30-2012 10:54 PM

Looks like a super shelf.

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#2 posted 12-30-2012 11:13 PM

I love the shakerish lol. The only thing unshaker like is the curves right? Great piece!

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#3 posted 12-30-2012 11:49 PM

Looks good from here, I like the style for a coat rack/ shelf.

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