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Towel Rack

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Project by SplashMaster posted 11-10-2019 02:09 PM 666 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This towel rack is essentially a replica of the towel rack that was in my grandparent’s house. The back boards are roughly 6 1/2” tall X 5” wide and the perpendicular piece that accepts the two dowel rods is 4” X 4”. All the edges of the bracket assembly were rounded over at the router. I turned the dowels on the lathe and mount them into the wall bracket. The brackets are hung by a key hole slot that is routed into the back side. The wood is Utile hardwood that was left over form a cabinet project I am currently building. The finish is General Finishes Arm R Seal in satin.

The last picture is of the original I used for reference. It appears to be stained pine with common dowel rods and screwed strait to the wall.


Thanks for stopping by,

Matthew Stillwell





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#1 posted 11-10-2019 02:40 PM

I like your towel rack. Great job. I’ve made many but never a double holder. Good idea.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#2 posted 11-10-2019 02:55 PM

Thank you Dave!

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#3 posted 11-10-2019 09:48 PM

Nice job. I made one of those a while back and it wasn’t anywhere near that nice. Well done!!!

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#4 posted 11-10-2019 11:28 PM

First class job…

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#5 posted 11-11-2019 06:18 PM

Looks good and solid. Great job !!! Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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