Stickley Coat Rack

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Blog series by WirelessWoodworker updated 05-30-2020 01:31 AM 2 parts 591 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: Rough Cut, Milling, and Shaping

05-17-2020 05:09 PM by WirelessWoodworker | 2 comments »

My next project is going to be a fairly simple Stickley style coat rack or coat tree maybe it’s called. We enter our house via the garage door probably 90% of the time and our coat closet it by the front door, which is through our dining room from the garage, sooo… obviously most of our coats don’t actually make it to the closet – they end up draped over the backs of the dining room chairs. I wanted to tidy this up a bit, so thought I’d just go out and buy a cheap free-standing coat r...

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Part 2: Starting Joinery and Tapering

05-30-2020 01:31 AM by WirelessWoodworker | 0 comments »

This next part is a bit on the short side, but I should have another one in a few days, so stay tuned! Picking up where we left off last time, I start tackling the joinery for the base, taper the main post, and add some chamfers. Here’s a link to the Youtube video: The first step was to cut the half-lap (cross-lap? Box-lap? Finger joint??, I’m not sure what that joint is called, but you get the idea!) joint in the base. I cut this by making ...

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