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The other night my wife and I were watching a half hour sitcom called The Big Bang Theory. On the kitchen counter in one of the shots was a thing holding a bunch of bananas. My wife says, see that thing holding up the bananas on the counter, I want one of those. I said what is it? She said, I don’t know what they call it, I just want you to make me one. So not knowing the proper name for it, I Googled Banana Rack and behold it gave me several pictures of a Banana Stand.

I made this out of some birch my neighbor gave me. I haven’t had much experience working with birch but I like it. I finished it with three coats of high gloss poly.

We are up town now!!

Thanks for looking.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green





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Dallas

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#1 posted 540 days ago

Woo-hoo! We’re getting fancy now!

Soon you’ll poke out your little pinky while sucking down your Schlitz 40 oz.!

It looks cool and I would make one but there’s no room on the counter now!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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nomercadies

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#2 posted 540 days ago

If anyone would know the proper way to display a banana, it would be Sheldon Cooper. I think the roommate agreement is very detailed on the subject.

-- Chance Four "Not Just a Second Chance"

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JoeinGa

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#3 posted 540 days ago

Just be thankful she didnt tell you that you need a “Banana HAMMOCK”

Google THAT for a real eye-opener! LOL

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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woodshaver

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#4 posted 540 days ago

You got away cheap on that one!! My wife wanted a Gazebo! Good job Lee!

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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Woodwrecker

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#5 posted 540 days ago

Good job.
I’m going to make one too.

-- Having fun...Eric

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Hawaiilad

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#6 posted 540 days ago

Boy does this take me back in years. I remember making those in the 70’s Good to see they are still around

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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BRAVOGOLFTANGO

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#7 posted 540 days ago

Lee that is an awesome little project, wonder if my wife even knows what a banana tree holder hoodoh is? Haha, I have to show her your build.

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oakwood

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#8 posted 540 days ago

See what happens when you watch too much TV? Just kidding. Nice idea and nice build.

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luv2learn

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#9 posted 540 days ago

Thanks guys for all your comments.

Tony I will not be repeating your comment to my wife :).

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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PaulHWood

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#10 posted 540 days ago

good job, we were just talking about one of these, thanks for including pictures with the tape measure indicating size

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woodshaver

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#11 posted 540 days ago

LOL! But I know you would do it if she asked! You are that kind of guy! You have a really bad habit of wanting to try your hand at everything! I’m in that same boat myself. Not a bad habit but it does require a lot of time that’s for sure!
Keep up the good work Lee! You’re a very interesting buddy! :)

-- Tony C , My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!

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ohwoodeye

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#12 posted 540 days ago

Your wife wants a Banana Rack, my wife wants a new House. Some guys have all the luck.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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Raymond Thomas

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#13 posted 540 days ago

Look out – the potato and onion bins are soon to follow. Keep up the good work.

-- Raymond, Charlotte, NC -------- Demonstrate the difference!

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Vrtigo1

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#14 posted 540 days ago

Good thing you didn’t type banana holder into google. I can only imagine the pictures you would have seen!

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luv2learn

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#15 posted 540 days ago

Hey, ohwoodeye, I already did the new house thing :).

Vrtigo1, joinin10asee said it was a good thing I didn’t Google banana hammock. After seeing the results of those search words I’m glad I searched for banana stand.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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