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Project by kiefer posted 04-03-2014 06:57 PM 3112 views 12 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Got an order for a towel rack/shelf yesterday ,upper management you know .
She saw one on PINTREST but forgot to save it so I went by description only and made it up by what I understood .
Here it is maple 1/2” X 3” and some walnut for the towel bar .
Shelf’s are dadoed and glued with little walnut squares just for accent .
Size is 16”W X 22”H X3”D
Finish is satin spray lacquer .
Hung with two screws .
Glad I got this done now I am allowed to play again .LOL

-- Kiefer

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#1 posted 04-03-2014 07:32 PM


I keep trying to remember “What would Kiefer” do when I am hurrying, then I back up and do it slower. LOL! This is “what Kiefer would do.” I’m sure the customer was happy!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 04-03-2014 07:42 PM


The walnut sets it off beautifully, nice work!!! Did management approve? Did it compare to the expectations that pinterest set?

-- Henryk, South Carolina

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#3 posted 04-03-2014 08:37 PM

That came out really nice…! I could use something similar in the bathroom and all I would need to do is show your project to my management and I will most likely get a work order.

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#4 posted 04-03-2014 08:59 PM

If management ain’t happy nobodies happy. Cool design.


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#7 posted 04-04-2014 12:14 AM

I usually try to negotiate new or upgraded tools when management asks for special orders.

-- Adam from Indiana -

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#8 posted 04-04-2014 12:36 AM

Couldn’t agree with A1Jim more, if Management aint happy, aint nobody happy! Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#9 posted 04-04-2014 12:57 AM

Nicely done. When my wife asks for something to be built, it just gives me more of a excuse to spend time in the shop. It’s a win win. As long as they approve of it.

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

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#10 posted 04-04-2014 01:23 AM

Glad I am not the only one that gets projects from my wife from Pinterest.

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#11 posted 04-04-2014 01:24 AM

as long as upper management is happy thats the main thing , looks great

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#12 posted 04-04-2014 02:12 AM

Thanks an it sounds like you guys all understand how it works .
That Pintrest is a real headache but comes in handy at times and this was almost quicker then getting flowers or something ,I hate going shopping unless its for tools and I can go by myself !
So everybody get your workorder and have fun in the shop and keep management happy it goes a long way .

-- Kiefer

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#13 posted 04-04-2014 07:58 AM

Very nice Klaus. I like the contrasting woods and the clean design. I have a few back orders from management myself so this is a good reminder for me.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#14 posted 04-04-2014 09:07 AM

Very nice job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#15 posted 04-04-2014 01:15 PM

My complements on a nice project. I like the contrast of the walnut on the towel rack and the accent pieces on the edges.

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