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  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Bloomington MN USA

    Quilt Rack

    Got an order for a Quilt Rack the other day. Had never made one before,so went on the net and found a couple of pictures to show the customer and she wanted one that was very plain and unclutered looking. She wanted it made from Oak so I was able to find what I needed from HD.
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    Cut most all pieces to size and did a layout for the mortace & tendon
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    Cut the foot pieces and all the mortices & tendons
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    Kind of time consuming as I have no mortice machine. But all went well.
    Used screws as well in each of the rails and put buttons over the screws
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    Rounded over all pieces and sanded to 220 assembly was a little tricky as I had to line up all 8 pieces at same time.
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    She is going to do the finishing her self,lucky me.
    If you make a mistake it was part of the original plan!

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jun 2010
    Vancouver Island, Courtenay/Comox Valley, British Columbia
    As a veteran quilter, I don't mind saying, BEAUTIFUL.
    AKA Young Grasshopper Woodworker
    AKA The Rookie

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Great job, Ron. You got to do all the fun parts, and skip the messy ones.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
    When the weird get going, they start their own forum. - Vaughn McMillan

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Amherst, New Hampshire
    Nice simple lines. I like it.
    Faith, Hope & Charity

  5. #5
    It is a simple design, but nicely done...

    I, myself have done quite a few, some from designs "copied" from web found pictures, but some from my own design. I have found that most don't want fancy detailed designs but prefer the simple design. I design based on the room the holder will be used, and try to copy the furniture being used.

    Awhile back I posted a simple Beadboard paneled holder (painted white) to match the bedroom furniture in the recipiant's home.

    Thanks for posting your design, it has inspired me to make a few more holders utilizing some design ideas I have been mulling over.

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