Cookbook Holder/Stand

  • Advertise with us
Project by gregb posted 05-26-2009 10:12 AM 2327 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a cookbook holder that I put together for my wife for this past Mother’s Day. She had been using an old plate stand that I absolutely could not stand! The majority of the holder is made from ambrosia maple while the edge is wraped in black walnut. I finished off with a couple coats of poly sprayed on and some felt pads on the bottom. This was my first time spraying anything but I think it came out ok. Oh, by the way, the little one helped me present it to my wife… as you can see. Well that’s it, let me know what you think…

5 comments so far

View lew's profile


12840 posts in 4234 days

#1 posted 05-26-2009 12:57 PM

VEry Nice!!

I like the color combinations of your wood choices!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View CharlieM1958's profile


16283 posts in 4697 days

#2 posted 05-26-2009 02:32 PM

Nice wood selection and construction. The trim really sets off the ambrosia maple.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

View Chips's profile


199 posts in 4191 days

#3 posted 05-26-2009 02:51 PM

Way to make a simple project beautiful.

-- Make every day the best day of your life. Chips, Mississippi

View a1Jim's profile


117711 posts in 4056 days

#4 posted 05-26-2009 05:53 PM

Good Idea simple but functional cool wood too

View scrappy's profile


3507 posts in 3909 days

#5 posted 05-27-2009 06:47 AM

Very nice! love the wood.

Great simple and functional design.

My only suggestion…..You might trade out the felt pads for some rubber ones. If your wife is like mine the counter will be covered in STUFF and the felt will pick it up. Less chance of hurting rubber ones.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics