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Blog entry by cajunpen posted 03-13-2013 09:50 PM 1434 reads 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I did not build this bookshelf, whoever did is incredibly talented. Take a minute to watch the video on YouTube.

http://www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=1pYqquG27pg

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/



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RonInOhio

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#1 posted 03-13-2013 09:59 PM

That was impressive. Thanks for sharing. Really liked the simplicity of that particular design and the
cherry wood looks great. Who would think that all of those secrets lurked within those beautiful
bookshelves.

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 03-13-2013 10:06 PM

Now that is a bookcase. Just a touch outta my wallet range but I can still dream!!!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Jim Rowe

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#3 posted 03-13-2013 10:39 PM

That’s quite an arsenal of weapons hidden in those bookshelves.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 03-13-2013 11:22 PM

I always think of old furniture having secret compartments , this is very cool.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Roger

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#5 posted 03-13-2013 11:37 PM

I have seen this vid before. Very good ideas. It’s always nice to be ready for an intruder, or the Zombie Appocalypse

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

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gfadvm

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#6 posted 03-14-2013 01:30 AM

Wow! That guy is “locked and loaded”! This is way beyond my skill level but I’d love to own it.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Don Broussard

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#7 posted 03-14-2013 02:01 AM

I asked the manufacturer, Q-Line Designs, if they sell the hardware kits, but they only sell completed projects.

-- People say I hammer like lightning. It's not that I'm fast -- it's that I never hit the same place twice!

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BobThompson

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#8 posted 03-14-2013 02:02 AM

Very impressive, I think James Bond would be jealous.

-- Bob in Washington State

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 03-14-2013 03:41 AM

If I had that many guns, I wouldn’t be worried about hiding anything from intruders!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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redryder

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#10 posted 03-14-2013 04:39 AM

Dakremer” posted this a while back and is definitely worth another look.
I agree with CharlieM but have to say that if I had this cool hiding spot, I would probably show it off so much that it wouldn’t be a secret for long…........................

-- mike...............

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ArchAngel

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#11 posted 03-14-2013 03:10 PM

Cool- I am the designer and builder of the bookcase. Long time member here at LJ
Thanks for the kind words!

Best,
Matthew

-- Matthew, NH, www.archangelwoodworks.com

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Melvin Gaynor

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#12 posted 05-26-2013 10:33 AM

I just bought a safe and NOW I really want to build something simular to this shelf system. Great idea!!!

Melvin

-- Melvin Gaynor

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helluvawreck

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#13 posted 05-26-2013 12:12 PM

That is an awesome design for a gun cabinet and so well executed. Thanks for posting this.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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