Cook Book Holder

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Project by SPJR posted 04-17-2013 01:37 AM 1507 views 14 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made for my Daughter in law for her birthday. Made of Maple and Cherry, plans from Wood Magazine.

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#1 posted 04-17-2013 01:59 AM

Great idea, I’m sure she’ll love it.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#2 posted 04-17-2013 02:01 AM

how much did the glass cost


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#3 posted 04-17-2013 02:08 AM

It called for tempered glass, glass place said it has to be ordered and will take 2 – 3 weeks, so I went with my next option,
safety glass ($12.00 dollars)

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#4 posted 04-17-2013 05:28 AM

Like it, thanks for sharing

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#5 posted 04-17-2013 10:39 AM

Great work, should serve you well.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 04-17-2013 01:42 PM

Nice, I may have to borrow this idea :)

-- Jim, Tinley Park, IL

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#7 posted 04-18-2013 01:49 AM

last question?? is the safety glass available at home depot, lowes??


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#8 posted 04-18-2013 09:00 AM

I built this project for several family members when the project came out in Wood. At that time (6 years ago?) the tempered glass cost me around $35 each. However, I have lots of extras! They probably did 4 or 5 cuts before they got me a straight piece! They couldn’t use the other pieces so they just gave them to me. I still have them in my shop. But I probably should just toss them, they are pretty useless without being flat. You can’t fit them into the dado.

On this project: Fine looking holder!

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#9 posted 04-18-2013 02:13 PM

Thanks for all the comments. I got my glass at a local car glass shop, only thing with the safety glass, there is a strip on the edge (which is plastic) and the edges are sanded and not polished otherwise it worked well.

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#10 posted 04-18-2013 04:48 PM

Nice work, and very useful. Congratulations for a good work.
Greetings from the Basque country.

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#11 posted 04-18-2013 06:30 PM

Great idea on the glass. It’s good looking and useful around the kitchen. Well done!

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