A wall by any other name

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Project by KnotNoe posted 451 days ago 723 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well I figured I had better start with some of my work… currently time and necessity has ruled my priority in projects over pure craft.

Not the caliber of work that is the norm around here but I am looking to be inspired to get back to wood for the fun of it rather than the need, and who knows could inspire someone with a small space in need of a storage idea.

This is my entry way to the house and rather than nailing some coat hooks to the wall I wanted to have the illusion of a piece of furniture. Developing form out of the function… okay, okay… on a timeline and budget to transition a small space into something more.

For the hawk-eyes in the group, yes I made it on the cheap, but I found some beautiful one sided veneered oak 1/2” plywood for the bulk of this project. Yes the shelves too. Walnut stained because I wanted it to have a bit more weight visually.

The plan was/is to continue this piece around the support beam (where my shadow box is ) into 1/4 round shelves for display… but I haven’t worked that out yet.

Not sure what you else you may want to know, all suggestions welcome.

Enjoy the moments they are all we can control.

-- if you can't find the time to do it right the first time... when will you find time to do it again?

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#1 posted 450 days ago

Very nice work, I’ve always loved walnut stain on an open grained wood like oak or ash. It’s gorgeous. Also using oak ply is smart in my books. A project like that in solid oak would cost a fortune. Keep up the good work and please keep posting

-- "despite you best efforts and your confidence that your smarter and faster than a saw blade at 10k rpm…. your not …." - Charles Neil

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#2 posted 450 days ago

Welcome to Lumberjocks. Your work looks great.

-- "A goal without a plan is a wish."

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Jim Sellers

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#3 posted 450 days ago

great way to utilize the space. Nice looking and quite functional.

-- J.C.Sellers

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#4 posted 448 days ago

Thank-you all, very hard to capture this in one picture. Next project… dealing with my workshop… then I can get some work done.

-- if you can't find the time to do it right the first time... when will you find time to do it again?

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#6 posted 448 days ago

Don’t sell yourself too short. I really like this.

-- If at first you don't succeed then maybe skydiving isn't for you.

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#7 posted 448 days ago

Great work. In my book, there’s nothing wrong with a practical solution that also ends up being visually appealing.

-- Robb

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#8 posted 447 days ago

Great idea! It looks great and very functional, the busiest part of the house. Well done!

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