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Bookcase No. 2 - Part 4

03-10-2016 10:53 PM by Jordash | 2 comments »

The bookcase is finished and so are the videos! I’m happy to say that the bookcase suits the room well and it even fits the gap it’s supposed to go in (I admit to being somewhat nervous when I turned up to deliver it). View on YouTube If anyone wants an easy link, I’ve set up a playlist with all 4 parts here: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLbd5qQJhXiljBIkSsvn0O6T012UXGyOdS

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Bookshelves /storage #1: Now that I've built it, how do I move it?

03-07-2016 01:49 PM by curliejones | 3 comments »

Ever find yourself in this situation? I believe I may have stopped “progress” on these bookshelves just in time and I wanted to share a couple ideas for attaching handles so it could be moved handily and without danger to the project or surroundings. After a recent plumbing leak (washer supply hose corroded) the “study” suffered the damage through the shared wall with the laundry. The baseboard was removed, a small amount of sheetrock cut away, framing a...

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My Woodworking Projects #5: Bookcase No. 2 - Part 3

03-03-2016 08:22 PM by Jordash | 0 comments »

So another week and yet more progress. This bookcase has definitely gone together better than the 1st one. I learnt from my mistakes and took extra care to ensure that the shelves were all the same length and were definitely square when glued in place. This means that the sides are nice and straight, whereas on the first bookcase one side had a significant bow in it, that needed hiding with the face frame and careful placement in the room it went into. Anyway, here is the film of the 3rd p...

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My Woodworking Projects #2: My first plywood carcass project - a painted bookcase

02-03-2016 10:03 PM by Jordash | 2 comments »

So just after Christmas I decided to have a go at a carcass type project. I got carried away and bought a Makita track saw to help me break down sheet goods. So I went to my local diy shop (Wickes) and bought some of their ‘hardwood ply’, in reality its pretty rubbish stuff, but the timber yards were shut between Christmas and New Year, not to mention the fact that I wanted to play with my new toy. All in all this was a really quick project, I got all the joinery done in a few day...

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Twin Tower Bookcases

06-01-2015 02:54 PM by HappyHowie | 3 comments »

I gave my original Tower Bookcases made from maple to my son Scott. These bookcases were offered as free woodworking plans from Woodsmith.com. I liked the plan because these bookcases take very little floor space. I can place them on each side of the master headboard. We like to read in bed. These bookcases allow us to store our current readings nearby. I am now replacing those bookcases that we kept on each side of our master bed. This one is being made with cherry and I have made it...

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Another 52 Weeks #10: Games, Show, Furniture, Gramps

03-09-2015 01:02 AM by clieb91 | 0 comments »

So the good news is I got all the games, wine tilts and most of the turning done for the show that we had yesterday. I was also able to complete the 9th piece in my Dimensional Office Furniture set and get it put into place. I did also post this as a project but let me just take a minute to expand upon the story a little more. the bookshelf matches the other two and was built specifically to hold the tool chest you see sitting on top of it. I have talked about my grandfather her...

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The Kirkwood Bookcase

01-17-2015 05:10 PM by jeffbranch | 1 comment »

I have built a number of bookcases since completing my first woodworking project in 1983. All of these bookcases are my own design. One design I really like is called the Kirkwood. I have built so many bookcases, I decided to begin naming newer ones after antebellum homes. One of my favorite such homes is Kirkwood in Eutaw, Alabama (see it by clicking here). This bookcase is basic case construction with the addition of bracket feet and moldings. Clicking the link below will tak...

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Window Seat Bookcase #2: Creating the Sides and Dividers

12-29-2014 10:23 PM by jeffbranch | 0 comments »

The first step in making my daughter’s window seat bookcase is to create the sides and the interior dividers (shown in blue above). This is panel construction with a more difficult step which I’ll get to in the my next blog post. The legs are 1.5” square cherry and it looks like there is a little quilting going on in the legs, not sure. To create the curve on the lower rail, I literally printed the component straight from SketchUp and taped it onto some 1/4”...

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Window Seat Bookcase #1: The Design Process

12-18-2014 01:09 PM by jeffbranch | 3 comments »

My daughter is an avid reader and still prefers reading from a real book even though I think most 24 year olds are downloading books these days. Since books were stacking up on the floor, she asked me to build a second bookcase. The only space available was beneath two double hung windows. This meant the bookcase would need to be much more horizontal than vertical. She also liked the idea of something that she could also use as a bench. Here is what I came up with in SketchUp… ...

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Easy Pine Bookcase

09-17-2014 02:06 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 3 comments »

I created a nice pine bookcase with dovetailed joints on top, 3 thru tenons, and custom made molding. This was done using handtools (except nail gun). Check out the video and comment. Remember to like and share it to support YouTube woodworkers.

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