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I Stole the Design of this Magazine Rack from The Wood Whisperer

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Project by ars posted 10-05-2010 12:14 PM 2304 views 5 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Title says it all.. After seeing Mark Spagnuolo’s (version of Glenn Huey’s) magazine rack, I enjoyed it so much that I decided to rip off his design.

Soft Maple, some figured walnut and zinc plated steel rods (couldn’t find stainless steel). Finish was natural flavored watco danish oil. Joinery was via pocket screws, took about an afternoon to mill and put together. The project was suprisingly fun, probably due to the fact that I was able to assemble it in less than a day and (other than the steel rods) was made with leftover material and finish.

My favorite part of any project is completing it and seeing the end result (not sure what that says about me), but there’s something particularly satisfying about building a project out of leftover material.





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cranesgonewild

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#1 posted 10-05-2010 03:04 PM

It looks good. I like these two woods together. They compliment each other very well.

-- I'm a Fungi --

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CaptainSkully

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#2 posted 10-05-2010 04:20 PM

Nice. Stainless steel tubing can be found in 7/8” & 1” at your local West Marine.

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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#3 posted 10-05-2010 04:47 PM

Beautiful work. Very impressed that you turned out something so nice in a day!

-- Eric, Kansas

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Jason

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#4 posted 10-05-2010 06:20 PM

Nice project.

I especially like the magazine choices! ;-)

-- Jason - Colorado Springs

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#5 posted 10-05-2010 09:47 PM

great combo of wood/metal :)
very nice rack!!! yes also the blonde ;)

-- -- It's only a mistake if you can't fix it.

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