Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'bookcases'

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Built-In Library Wall #1: Phase I - Design Elements

08-17-2012 04:46 PM by Cindy Braunheim | 2 comments »

As usual, the design process begins with a Vision and some Imagination and a cocktail-napkin scribble. This is one of my favorite parts and the most important element of the project. The time spent with my customer making details come to life is critical and can set the tone for the entire project. As luck would have it, this project is for a dear friend who lives about 90 minutes away. We drew up that cocktail napkin over a year ago… This is my design, created in Aut...

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fancy painted bookcases #1: bottom cases

03-30-2010 06:40 AM by jeffreymbdavis | 4 comments »

I’m getting into a new project. My wife found some fancy bookcases in a local store to replace our plain old bookcases. Each one cost…$16,000. That’s right. And we need two, for a grand total of $32,000. So I’m building some fancy bookcases in my garage. I figure if I can build them for $500 in materials, I’m in the black by $31,500. Which is a lot of power tools. Pictures to follow… I have a question (will be more obvious when I post pic...

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Built-in bookcases and mantel for fireplace surround in a Tudor Revival

01-28-2010 04:46 AM by Jonathan | 4 comments »

(Please note: I originally posted this earlier today as a forum topic, but then decided to put it in as a blog entry in order to keep all of my entries together. I have also added more information to this posting here.) A year ago Christmas, Santa promised my wife that he’d build built-in bookcases with doors, as well as an adjoining mantel. Well, Santa got busy over the course of that year landscaping most of the yard by laying brick pavers, constructing a couple of raised brick planter b...

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Daily Update #6: November 27, 2009

11-27-2009 02:46 PM by Chris Davis | 2 comments »

What we are doing in the shop at For live video and recorded video and building pictures see my Current Projects link at or Live VideoLive Broadcast by Ustream.TV

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