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Shoe rack for someone who has 30 pairs to many..

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Project by throttle posted 2179 days ago 21669 views 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was supposed to be a quick “cheap” shoe rack for my sister, ended up being a big pain ,after I I cut all the pieces …everything warped and twisted I ended up daddo’ing the sides and putting everything together a little damp. Somehow it worked out…

-- "Throttle"





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trifern

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#1 posted 2179 days ago

Nice solution to something that is definitely an issue in my home. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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ND2ELK

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#2 posted 2178 days ago

I think it turned out great. You did a nice job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Karson

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#3 posted 2178 days ago

Looks better than the playroom at McDonalds.

A great job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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John Gray

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#4 posted 2178 days ago

Nice job, I’m very fortunate to have a wife that does not collect shoes. ;-)

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#5 posted 2178 days ago

I bet a person could make a decent living just making shoe racks for the ladies!

I don’t know of too many ladies don’t collect shoes. I did one for my sister in law a while back. She had over a hundred pairs of shoes!

All in boxes, all organized by styles and color. She may have set up a database to track them down for use with a particular outfit.

Lee

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MsDebbieP

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#6 posted 2178 days ago

never too many!

Ok.. here’s the thing about shoes. Most females endure the lovely side affect of being a woman of having fluctuating weight on a regular basis. Just another one of the joys we have to live with.
But.. regardless of the size of pants you have to put on for the day your shoes always fit (well, unless you are 8 months pregnant and that “truth” goes right out the window as well).

We can always count on our shoes. We love our shoes.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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Sawdust2

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#7 posted 2178 days ago

Thank you, Ms. ImeldaP

Lee

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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Sawdust2

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#8 posted 2178 days ago

Now that I went back and really looked at the project I see you made it with naughty pine.

(Sorry)

Lee

-- No piece is cut too short. It was meant for a smaller project.

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Zuki

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#9 posted 2178 days ago

Hmmm . . . quick and cheap.

I popped into my mechanic the other day and he had a sign on the wall. It said: We do three types of work here . . . Quick, Cheap and Good . . . you can pick any two.

Throttle . . . it appears that you may have reached all three.

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Garyb6

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#10 posted 2178 days ago

Wouldn’t it be cheaper to make wooden shoes?

-- Garyb6, “True simplicity does not reveal the tremendous effort it requires.” - Somerset Maugham

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Napaman

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#11 posted 2178 days ago

When are you delivering the shoe shelf to my house—-thank you soo much…my wife has sooo many shoes this will be perfect…you did make it for her right? Your title—-”for someone who has too many shoes…”

Nice job…WELCOME TO LJ’s…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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brianinpa

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#12 posted 2178 days ago

Nice work. I think I just found my wife’s birthday present.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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Callum Kendall

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#13 posted 2177 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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Freddo

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#14 posted 2176 days ago

Wow… Nice job! So I’m not the only guy doing these! Just this May I built a rack for shoes for friends of ours. “Mike” goes to many garage sales and flea markets and picks me up old tools he thinks I might be interested in so I returned a favor. The rack holds about 24-30 pair as well. They, like us, are shoeless indoors. They love it. I used plywood and edge trimmed the face.

Shoe Rack

-- God bless! Freddo (Northern - NJ) Our Creator designed us to create - so use WOOD!

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tenontim

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#15 posted 2176 days ago

So, Throttle. Do you have the plans for the rack that holds 50 pair. That’s the one I need. I guess I could do it myself, but thought you may already have it drawn out and…...... Nice job. Thanks for the post.

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