Fishing Rod Rack X 4

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Project by johnstoneb posted 169 days ago 698 views 3 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 169 days ago

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 168 days ago

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

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#3 posted 168 days ago

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

-- Bruce, Boise, ID

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#4 posted 168 days ago

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 165 days ago

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

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