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Project by KnotCurser posted 06-02-2013 10:03 PM 1012 views 9 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few months ago, I ran into a project done by Chuck Emery and knowing that my wife like scarfs as well asked her if she would want one.

“Sure”

“OK”

And this is what I came up with. Mine is made from solid red oak and measures around 16 inches across by 9 inches high.

I took full advantage of owning a CNC Router and used it to layout the center points for the holes – took about 15 minutes of computer work and I had all 21 holes aligned perfectly and square. I then switched to the drill press and forstner bits to drill the actual holes. Used a round-over bit in my router table to finish them nice and smooth.

If anyone is wondering, the majority of the holes are 1 1/2 inches with the four outer holes (Which I would not put there if I had this to do all over again, btw) at 1 1/4 inches.

A few coats of spray lacquer and it was done – a fun little Saturday project. :-)

Thanks for the idea Chuck!

Enjoy!

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 06-02-2013 11:20 PM

That is really cool !

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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RogerInColorado

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#2 posted 06-03-2013 12:58 AM

This is really cool. How do you keep the hanger in the wood? (I presume it swivels).

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KnotCurser

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#3 posted 06-03-2013 01:09 AM

Roger,

Actually, this one doesn’t swivel – I did have a plan in mind to allow it to swivel, but my wife said she preferred it to be stationary. When she pulls a scarf out of a hole, she rathered it didn’t swing around.

Easier for me! I just used gorilla glue and shoved it into a slightly smaller drilled hole. :-)

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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sedcokid

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#4 posted 06-03-2013 12:48 PM

Bob,
What a great looking Scarf hanger, yours looks great and I am certain that your wife will will think of you every time she takes a scarf from it. Thanks for the mention of my project in your description of yours.

Thanks for Sharing!

-- Chuck Emery, Michigan,

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Roger

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#5 posted 06-04-2013 12:50 PM

Wow! How simple is that. Gr8 design. My Daughters all have scarf collections, and they would luv this

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

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#6 posted 06-17-2013 06:14 PM

Looks great, as always. I might have to make one for myself.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#7 posted 07-04-2013 02:40 PM

My Mom has wanted one of these for years. Just the other day she told me I could make her one with my new woodworking hobby! Added to ‘The List’! Hope hers turns out half as nice as this one.Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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