Cedar saddle rack

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Project by Cedar Furniture Lodge posted 04-06-2014 04:51 PM 4155 views 8 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello LBJ fans, well I had this idea for a while to build a saddle rack. We live in a rule farm community and there are lot’s of horses and riders around. Business has been slow so I thought I would make some thing that some of these rider enthusiast would like, I don’t have a saddle yet for my horse but I will be making one for my self, I was really happy how this came out, and more importantly I had a blast building it. It’s all Eastern Red Cedar of course and I used a poly satin finish to bring out the colors. I am selling these for $125.00, what your opinion of that? Is it to low or to high, or about right? I look forward to your feed back, thanks.

-- "The Cedar King"

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 04-06-2014 05:11 PM

Very cool. Beautiful wood.
They could use them at the Texas Roadhouse restaurants when they put you on a saddle and sing to you n your birthday!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 04-06-2014 05:29 PM

I really like the design of this one. Great job buddy.

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#3 posted 04-06-2014 06:56 PM

I think it’s a marvelous build. What do the community riders say as to size,breadth and length as for their use. MO I imagine they ride western tack rather than English? Should you consider attaching an arm to hang the bridle reins, and Martingale if used and maybe a place to hang ad dry the blanket as Mod 1 or another option? The price should be what ever the market will bare, but don’t dare take less than materials and your time. I would think that price is quite reasonable.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343 [email protected]

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#4 posted 04-06-2014 07:18 PM

great saddle rack.i believe the price is very fair if not light.i wouldn’t think you’d have a problem selling them.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#5 posted 04-06-2014 10:18 PM

Nah nah nah…. I built a cedar project this week too Todd….lol Didn’t turn out nearly as well as yours ole buddyy…your crown as the cedar king is still safe sir. A wee bit more time and you will be at the point where they will name a style after you….”is that a stickley or shaker style….oh no, its a Barone”

-- 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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#6 posted 04-06-2014 11:39 PM

Great build indeed. Hope it proves a good seller

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#7 posted 04-07-2014 04:17 AM

Very nice looking project Todd, really like that Cedar and color pallet. Although not into the equestrian scene myself I actually was asked to design/build a saddle rack for a Co-worker who had won a prize saddle and wanted a display to keep it on. So I took some measurements and built a rack much like yours( posted in my projects pages)! I used white Cedar and finished it in a Urethane. I under charged the job (friend price) but I think you should get what your asking for yours. Good luck on your venture and once again nice work!......ROB

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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Cedar Furniture Lodge

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#8 posted 04-07-2014 04:40 AM

Thank you very much for all your feed back every one, it’s been very helpful to me.

-- "The Cedar King"

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#9 posted 04-07-2014 12:43 PM

Todd, Is there an abundant supply of cedar wood in your area ? What is the going prices? Great project.

-- Rodman

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#10 posted 04-29-2014 11:18 AM

Giddy-Up… I like it

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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