Album Rack

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Project by CL810 posted 02-17-2014 05:19 AM 689 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a simple project made special because it was my son’s idea that we worked on together. Walnut with maple inlay finished with Danish oil and wax. The challenge for this project was making a jig that enabled us to make mirror image grooves.

Thanks for looking.

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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#1 posted 02-17-2014 05:24 AM

Nice display rack Clayton. Wish I still had all my old albums. Kids nowadays don’t know what an LP is.

-- Paul, Las Vegas

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#2 posted 02-17-2014 06:42 AM

Great display idea.
I still have my albums from the 60’s. There isn’t a rack big enough.
Rock on…...........

-- mike...............

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#3 posted 02-17-2014 11:49 AM

Nice job from a father and son team. That would look good next to my turntable! I have close to five hundred LP’s in my racks and having a few i’m currently listening to b the stereo is a great idea.

-- "Aged flatus, I heard that some one has already blown out your mortise." THE Surgeon ……………………………………. Kevin

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#4 posted 02-17-2014 02:24 PM

Nicely done, Clayton, and working with your son is great! Something I didn’t get enough of as a kid!

Like the maple inlay.

Never getting rid of my vinyl collection…guess that makes me old! LOL
(no 8-track tapes, though)

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#5 posted 02-17-2014 05:18 PM

Like this minimalistic design very much. Implementation is great too.

-- Yuri (10x4 -- yeah, that's my tiny shop!)

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#6 posted 02-17-2014 08:31 PM

Very cool. I’ll have to show this to my son. The wood combination and design are sweet. Well done to the both of you!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#7 posted 02-18-2014 12:59 AM

That turned out great Clayton! I bet it was a blast working with your boy as well. Have a friend I may have to try something similar for.

-- Jake -- "Not only do we live among the stars, the stars live within us." - Neil Degrasse Tyson

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#8 posted 02-18-2014 02:43 AM

Thanks everyone – it was cool making it with my son.

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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#9 posted 02-18-2014 03:28 AM

Sweet. I dig the style and execution. But, what’s an “album?” lol

-- Red-- "At the end of the day, try and make it beautiful....because the world is full of ugly." Konrad Sauer

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#10 posted 02-19-2014 12:44 PM

Super elegant, love it.
Best thoughts,

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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