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My EPIC tack cabinet project -- complete!

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  • #21
    Oh, yeah, very nice!!! You did this in one day? Or even one weekend? Very impressive. It surely would take us a full weekend just to buy the wood and other parts! Be extra nice to your dad!
    “Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
    ¯ Oscar Wilde


    • #22
      My DH can do this, he just has a billion other projects going at the same time so I'm still hanging all my stuff on a TSC portable saddle rack. That's a really nice set up.
      Courageous Weenie Eventer Wannabe
      Incredible Invisible


      • #23
        Absolutely amazing.

        Love the idea of the saddle racks being portable and the space below also in use.
        Good ideas to copy.

        Guess you gave him plenty of praise, did you?


        • #24
          Very nice! You are blessed with an amazing dad. Of course, now you will never want to move!
          Proud owner of a Slaughter-Bound TB from a feedlot, and her surprise baby...!


          • #25
            I hope your dad gets to see this thread and really bask in the admiration coming from all these horsepeople who really understand what an incredible wonderful thing he did for you. Beautiful job- lucky you!


            • #26
              It's awesome! Do you keep your horses at home? Cause it would seem to be a royal pain to tote stuff back and forth. Or is this overflow???


              • Original Poster

                Originally posted by Sannois View Post
                It's awesome! Do you keep your horses at home? Cause it would seem to be a royal pain to tote stuff back and forth. Or is this overflow???
                *cough* um...it's overflow... *cough*

                The problem is that I don't have a barn to ride at right now and my horse is in another state, so all the stuff that should be at the barn is in my garage. Usually there's a set of everything at the barn, so there is definitely a little extra in there at this point!

                Thanks for all the kind words! I'm going to share this thread with my dad and he'll be very impressed with everyone's compliments.

                My dad is super talented and always happy to take on a good project to help out his kids!


                • #28
                  This is fantastic!
                  I am working on something similar though mine is a former Tv armoire that had no back that I am backing/attaching to the garage wall, and adding the saddle racks and whatnot to the wall.
                  Very similar idea thought with someone's cast off as the main materials.
                  Yo/Yousolong April 23rd, 1985- April 15th, 2014



                  • #29
                    Beautiful! Great craftsmanship and very tidy and logical.



                    • #30
                      Beautiful job! Yeah for Dad!


                      • #31
                        Dads rock, in general! Wonderful tack cabinet. I love it!


                        • #32
                          Your dad is awesome - way to go dad!!!!!
                          "A horse's face always conveys clearly whether it is loved by its owner or simply used." - Anja Beran


                          • #33
                            Now that is EPIC! I love it!
                            Flip a coin. It's not what side lands that matters, but what side you were hoping for when the coin was still in the air.

                            You call it boxed wine. I call it carboardeaux.


                            • #34
                              My son is going to hate you. He now has a spring project on his list.

                              Originally Posted by JSwan
                              I love feral children. They taste like chicken.


                              • #35
                                I love all the shelves. I end up stacking plastic drawers and storage baskets and pondering the wasted empty space above my saddle.
                                The Evil Chem Prof


                                • #36
                                  Handy Dad's are truly the best! Great job!!!

                                  Mine gave me the gift of safe wiring & a new GFCI circuit breaker at the barn last fall. He's da bomb <3
                                  <>< Sorrow Looks Back. Worry Looks Around. Faith Looks Up! -- Being negative only makes a difficult journey more difficult. You may be given a cactus, but you don't have to sit on it.


                                  • #37
                                    That is lovely! Great idea.


                                    • #38
                                      That is so cool! My heaping piles of (disorganized) horse stuff are very jealous.


                                      • #39
                                        LOVE it!
                                        "Indecision may or may not be my problem"
                                        --Jimmy Buffett


                                        • #40
                                          YAY DAD!!! That is so well thought out and easy to have everything organized!
                                          Kanoe Godby
                                          See, I was raised by wolves and am really behind the 8-ball on diplomatic issue resolution.