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Project by boxcarmarty posted 03-01-2013 02:38 AM 1612 views 14 times favorited 25 comments Add to Favorites Watch

During a full kitchen remodel, I decided to build a pot rack instead of another cabinet beside the stove due to the location of the newly built breakfast bar. After finishing the rack, I figured I’d go ahead and post it ahead of the rest of the kitchen.
The rack is a mix of red and white oak. I used a half lap on the center section which doubles as a shelf for the 2 big pots. The hardware is imitation wrought iron (satin black paint) with imitation cut nails…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....





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JL7

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#1 posted 03-01-2013 02:49 AM

I have to say….that’s pretty cool….looks good and it functions….what’s the catch?

-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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#2 posted 03-01-2013 02:50 AM

Truly awesome! A real gem for your kitchen. Now that my wifehas seen this i have new project on my list.
Thanks for sharing.

-- From Plastics to Wood

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#3 posted 03-01-2013 02:50 AM

Nicely done! Looking forward to seeing the rest of the kitchen.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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#4 posted 03-01-2013 02:51 AM

Nice rack!

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#5 posted 03-01-2013 03:08 AM

Rich,
Who ya talkin’ to???

Marty,
That came out looking great. I love the look of a pot rack in a kitchen. The “wrought iron” is just right!

Good thing you snapped a pic…..
Before it came crashing down!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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boxcarmarty

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#6 posted 03-01-2013 03:14 AM

Randy, I went into the attic and reinforced the joist. The rack weighs more than the pots do…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#7 posted 03-01-2013 03:52 AM

It really is very nice! I love the color, the wrought iron, the rounded corners. Simply fantastic.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#8 posted 03-01-2013 04:04 AM

The rounded corners are pretty sweet..

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#9 posted 03-01-2013 04:29 AM

That’s a beauty.
I bet she’s heavy.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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boxcarmarty

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#10 posted 03-01-2013 05:04 AM

Thanks Brandon…..

Shane, The rounded corners was just to do something different. I wasn’t sure if it was gonna work…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#11 posted 03-01-2013 05:30 AM

Marty nice job on the pot rack, wood and steel, it a good looker and going to last a long time

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#12 posted 03-01-2013 11:56 AM

Good looking rack Marty. The pots however don’t seem to be used any.
Is this a working rack or a prop, while food is zapped instead. :-)

It’s very nice Marty and looks pretty classy.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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boxcarmarty

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#13 posted 03-01-2013 01:02 PM

Thanks eddie…..

Rex, I never could fool you. I’ll be boxing the pans back up and returning them in the morning. I prefer going out to eat. It’s much easier…..

-- My mind is like lighting, one brilliant flash, then its gone.....

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#14 posted 03-01-2013 01:03 PM

Nice rack, Marty. I’ve always liked the looks of wood and iron mix.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#15 posted 03-01-2013 01:09 PM

Beautiful. Marty.
Now you’re cookin’.

-- Gene 'The true soldier fights not because he hates what is in front of him, but because he loves what is behind him.' G. K. Chesterton

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