Fishing Rod Rack X 4

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Project by johnstoneb posted 02-09-2014 11:53 PM 1114 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made four of these fishing rod racks. They are a donation to the local TU chapter for their annual Fly Casting competition. (Teams of four go around a course setup with different casting challenges. It is scored like golf. The team with the lowest score wins.)
I used through dovetails for the shelves and rod holders. The drawers are assembled with hand cut dovetails. My first shot at dovetails. They came out pretty well. solid walnut. Really enjoyed working with it. Finished with Deft lacquer.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#1 posted 02-10-2014 02:03 AM

Great looking dovetails Bruce. The racks are awesome.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#2 posted 02-10-2014 06:31 PM

Beautiful! However, I think that those folks need more fishing rods. Twelve is just not enough.

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#3 posted 02-11-2014 12:44 AM

It’s a good start. I know what you mean.

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#4 posted 02-11-2014 03:46 AM

Solid walnut, nice! You did a great job on these. The recipients will be lucky to get these.

-- Randy -- Austin, TX by way of Northwest (Woodville), OH

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#5 posted 02-14-2014 03:24 PM

They look great, the walnut is gorgeous and those are awesome dovetails. Like the design especially the drawer. Great work!

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