Bookcase Challenge redux

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Blog entry by Cdinde posted 03-28-2008 12:27 AM 1099 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Alright—newbie status is showing here. Since yesterday’s post incorporated a couple of photo links in a format incompatible with this forum, here goes try number 2 (now that I’ve found the directions on how to link them—yes, I’m a guy and I don’t apologize for it).

photo 1

The photo above shows one of the more complicated bookcase-style projects I’ve done – but it doesn’t meet the criteria of this challenge, whereas ….

Photo 2—photo 2

... this bookcase was a simple project that only took a few hours. As I noted yesterday, I could be built with a modest set of hand tools. Nevermind the perspective issues with the photo – it can’t be helped as that’s the best angle I can shoot because of the position of my desk and computer right behind me. Anyway, this one design is simple, very sturdy, and it’s survived 34 years. More description in yesterday’s posting ….

Charlie Driggs

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#1 posted 03-28-2008 12:47 AM

very nice, what did you use for the finish?

-- Pretzel L8agn

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Al Navas

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#2 posted 03-28-2008 01:26 AM


Are you submitting this to the Bookcase Challenge?

If you ARE, then you need to tag this entry with the key word challenge04. Don’t miss out by posting improperly – and good luck with your entry!

-- Al Navas, Country Club, MO,

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#3 posted 03-28-2008 01:36 AM

Great looking bookcases by the fire place. The top piece by the ceiling really ties everything together. You did a beatiuful job on this. Thank you for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#4 posted 03-28-2008 02:11 AM

ive read the bookcase contest….......but yet i dont see any requirements for entering other than how to submit the drawings… there something i dont know…....and anyway it looks great.

-- smoknn

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#5 posted 03-28-2008 09:57 AM

Good looking bookcases. Nice work.

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