Saturday Accomplishments #2: Keeping Mamma Happy

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Project by RobH posted 09-21-2008 05:01 AM 2750 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

You know the old saying, “If mamma ain’t happy, ain’t nobody happy.” Well, this morning, my wife kindly reminded me that I had promised to make her a couple of platter display racks to display a couple of fall platters she has. Well, being in the cleanup, and free stuff mode, I decided to go ahead and make thiese things for here.

Each one is about 18” long. The dowels are 1/4” on the front and 1/2” on the back. It is antique pine that I picked up at a cabinet shop one day several years ago on a drive around the countryside. I managed to get a few coats of lacquer on it and it is now ready to be put in use. The first picture is one of the stands. The other two pictures are the platters on their stands.


-- -- Rob Hix, King George, VA

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#1 posted 09-21-2008 05:08 AM

Very Nice display racks, Rob!! That antique pine really has some beautiful grain.


-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#2 posted 09-21-2008 08:05 AM

Very nice. Simplicity is practicality. Make another one if mamma is still not very happy..LOL
Thanks for posting.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 09-21-2008 12:34 PM

You are genius to make such a beautiful but simple rack for mamma.

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#4 posted 09-23-2008 03:57 AM

Have you heard the corollary to “if Mama aint happy . . . ”. It is: “If Daddy ain’t happy, ain’t nobody cares”

Nice job on the rack.

-- Kevin, Blue Springs, MO

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#5 posted 11-22-2011 06:49 AM

Thats what I say…. ” Happy wife – happy life “

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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