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Oak spicerack

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Project by j_dubb posted 11-08-2013 12:16 AM 1160 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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So my wife wanted a spice rack…...actually that’s not entirely true. We had a chintzy black plastic rotating spice thingamajig on the counter that was pretty unsightly as it had “made in china” written all over it and I decided it was time to get rid of it.

I’d wanted to work with oak for quite some time, so I went and picked up a 1×4x7 piece of oak. Did a quick sketch of the dimensions I wanted, cut out my pieces, put my homemade router jig to work.

No progress pics on this one because it was a very quick job from start to finish. Few coats of natural danish oil and called it a day.

I wish nice wood wasn’t so darn costly. I should really make an effort to find some “local” lumber mills.

-- Josh // "If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed all the time, for no good reason." - Jack Handey





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murch

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#1 posted 11-08-2013 07:43 PM

Nice, tidy job. Way better than plastic tat.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#2 posted 11-10-2013 11:51 PM

Nice spice rack.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 11-12-2013 03:23 PM

It’s a great addition to the kitchen, organizes the spice jars. Great work!

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