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Project by norwood posted 02-03-2010 07:18 AM 2232 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

as the tag says its nothing special but my mom wanted a shelf in her entry hall for guest coats, She already has a shelf there its small and has a key section “you know the ones”she likes having a shelf there as well as key storage so I added it to the coat rack. The whole thing is 3/4 oak and the plugs are mahogany I scavenged out of my granddads burn pile. the mahogany was all painted and stained so some are the same colour as the oak but they work ok. it came out a bit redder than I want so its going to get a few coats of danish walnut oil before it is waxed and buffed. most of her furniture is old English oak heavy and squared all nice stuff but built to last forever as long as you can oil it once and awhile. and her arm chairs have the same fiddle head curl on the arms so it kinda matches turned out alright and im sure she will be happy with it


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#2 posted 02-03-2010 07:47 AM

Nice shelf/coat hanger.

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#3 posted 02-03-2010 03:08 PM

Simple, yet functional.

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#4 posted 02-03-2010 03:25 PM

Nice accent on the ends, looks good!

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#5 posted 02-03-2010 08:03 PM

Looks special to me. Nice job.

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#6 posted 02-03-2010 08:08 PM

very cool!

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#7 posted 02-05-2010 04:43 AM

sweet she’ll love it!

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#8 posted 02-14-2010 11:47 PM

everything posted on LJ’s is special to me. nice work. I’d hang it in my house

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