|Project by TopamaxSurvivor||posted 12-31-2012 07:51 AM||5423 views||4 times favorited||27 comments|
I made this shoe tree for my daughter for her walk-in closet this Christmas past. I searched LJ and Goggled, but didn’t find much along the line I was looking for; so, I made my own design loosely based on the store bought plastic thingy that was falling apart.
It is made of 1×3 oak and 5/8” oak dowels. It is 66” tall, 28” wide and 10” deep. There are 11 rows 5 1/2 inches center to center. The dowels are 5” apart front to back and there is 2 1/2” rise, front to back. I think if I had it to do over, I would make that 2” so the shallow heeled shoes would have a better chance to stay put over the long term.
I made it to set on the floor and attach to the shelf support above. I know the screws aren’t driven all the way in. Her driver battery needed charging when she put it up. Darn battery tools are always empty when you need them ;-)
-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence