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I made this quilt rack for my mom, who is a quilting machine. It’s made of pine, and the inlay is red cedar. I finished it with BLO and blonde shellac. This was a fairly simple and fun project.
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#1 posted 04-02-2007 01:52 AM
looks great! pine is a fun and easy wood to work with, i like the contrast between the red cedar and the pine!
-- "What one can make with good tools is limited only by one's talent" (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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#2 posted 04-02-2007 01:54 AM
Nice job..My wife is wanting something like that for towels in the bathroom. Yes dear as soon as I get roundtwoit.
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#3 posted 04-02-2007 02:19 AM
It’s beautiful – can’t wait to put my quilts on it. Thanks!!!!
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#4 posted 04-02-2007 12:20 PM
this is a great idea… hmmmMy Mom, also, is a quilting machine … she made about 8 quilts between Sept and Xmas last year.This would make a nice display for her “latest”. She lives in a trailer home now so I’m thinking that this would double as a knick-nac shelf when she’s not showing off a quilt or it could be taken off the wall when not in use..the possibilities!!!
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#5 posted 04-05-2007 03:19 AM
Great job! Neat design, too.
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#6 posted 04-14-2007 08:48 PM
I definitely like the “hooked” rods idea. The one I just finished up for my wife is just a plain-jane ol’ straight rod – I can see where your design would be a bit more secure. I’ll have to keep that in mind. Thanks for posting!
-- † Hops †
#7 posted 04-15-2007 05:56 AM
Thanks hops. My rods where super easy to make. I used a forsner bit in the drill press to make centered holes in a 3 1/2 wide board. Then I just ripped 1” strips off of each side. Took about five minutes.
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#8 posted 08-12-2007 03:02 PM
Great Idea. Well-made and nicely finished! Might see if the boss wants on of these instead of a quilt ladder.Anybody have plans for one of those?
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#9 posted 04-15-2008 11:58 AM
Thanks for bringing this one out of the archives. The quilting rack looks good and the inlay adds visual interest to the project. Nice photography too.
Thanks for the post.
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#10 posted 04-17-2008 07:41 PM
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#11 posted 12-31-2010 08:07 PM
i just did a bunch of sketches in the ol’ notebook for a hanging quilt rack—and here it is. nice work. looks an awful lot like what i’ve sketched out. it’s a great help to see it in wood while so far i’ve only got it on paper. so, thank you, larry. time to rummage through my scrap! happy new year…
-- "Take extra care not to lose what you feel" (Winwood/Capaldi/Wood)
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