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Blog entry by Stevinmarin posted 05-11-2013 02:23 AM 2554 reads 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Make a cool bookcase using a single sheet of plywood. Please read more about this project here.

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WhoMe

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#1 posted 05-11-2013 02:51 AM

Steve, nice project. In the end the paint actually looks really good as it matches your jetsons clock.

Always love your videos. Fun to watch and I learn something too.

-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies and the wall gets in the way.. - Mike -

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#2 posted 05-11-2013 03:01 AM

Boooo Polyshades. When I saw the can in your hand, I cringed. Great project and video.

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Joe Lyddon

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#3 posted 05-11-2013 04:23 AM

Nice lil project… Modern too!

Thank you…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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sandhill

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#4 posted 05-11-2013 04:35 AM

Nice project just what I need for the shop.

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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spunwood

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#5 posted 05-11-2013 04:36 AM

Greatest line ever….”liked it so much, decided to make it a second time using the correct dimensions.”..I need to get some sleep.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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rance

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#6 posted 05-11-2013 06:42 AM

Nice recovery with the paint Steve. Good for you for showing your oops moment too. Shows that we are all just mere mortals. Thank you for sharing your work.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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#7 posted 05-11-2013 11:53 AM

Haven’t had much luck with that poly-stain either Steve. My wife can make it look good with 3 coats. But I haven’t got that kind of patience. :)

-- Some problems are best solved with an optimistic approach. Optimism shines a light on alternatives that are otherwise not visible.

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Diggerjacks

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#8 posted 05-11-2013 06:19 PM

Hello Steve

A nice video for a nice project

A project that will be copied !!

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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plang

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#9 posted 05-11-2013 09:55 PM

Steve. first, love your projects and videos. thanks. Just want to know when you will put Astro in one of your videos and when will you do a video build of Roesy the Robot. Your house looks so Jane Jetson. LOL

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ellen35

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#10 posted 05-11-2013 09:59 PM

Steve,
Your videos are great! Sort of reminds me of when I watched a Fine Woodworking video on building a workbench. The video was 1 hr long so I figured I could do it in about a day… 3 days later, I was still at it.
Your 7 minutes probably translates into days for me!
Love the concept, love the fact that it is contemporary… hate the paint (I’m a natural kinda girl!).
I do understand that you had to paint it, however.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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majuvla

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#11 posted 05-12-2013 12:23 PM

Beautiful project. It’s always nice to watch your videos because you always put slice of humor in it. Also presentation is always simple, for us non profesional woodworkers easy to understand.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Roger

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#12 posted 05-12-2013 12:25 PM

Nice bookcase. Gr8 video

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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hjt

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#13 posted 05-14-2013 04:32 AM

Love your stuff – some funny guy are you!

-- Harold

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DrDirt

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#14 posted 05-14-2013 10:50 PM

Thanks Steve for including the “process Adjustments” you made along the way, like adjusting for the edgebanding.

Also I saw the polyshades can…. and was wondering what your verdict was going to be.

Thanks – it is a neat project, I can see my 12 year old daughter wanting one… except she loves Lime Green for the color!

-- "If we did all the things we are capable of doing, we would literally astonish ourselves." Edison

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