challenge04 a little to late but oh well

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Blog entry by cburch posted 2336 days ago 1640 reads 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

timing is everything I guess.. I had just finished loading this bookcase up a week ago…

It’s contemporary in design, simple joinery.biscuts and rabbits, all solid white oak, with 1/4” oak sheet backing. It’s 8’ wide, floor to ceiling, fitted between walls in out loft office.
This is my first post, I have the feeling the pics will not work… so the addresses are below.
This is my first dive into real woodworking. Done in my basement with a minimum of tools.
Planning on converting our new barn into a shop this spring and really jumping into this.
take a look:

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#1 posted 2336 days ago

That’s very cool. Modern I should say!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 2336 days ago

Very nice design.

Image tip, If you put an exclamation mark at the beginning, & end of each image code, they’ll all open

automatically. Like this, !

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#3 posted 2336 days ago

great shapes. lots of visual interest

-- making sawdust....

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#4 posted 2336 days ago

I really like the design on this. I may actually do something similar in my office with the drawers on the opposite ends and the desk in the middle. I like the squares and the ability to have different sized shelves for different sized books and curios. Well done.

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#5 posted 2336 days ago

An interesting design. Congratulations on finishing it.

But nothing says that I’ve seen that says you can’t have completed it. You will probably have to make another one if you win.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#6 posted 2336 days ago

I like it. That is one ambitious project.

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#7 posted 2336 days ago

That is very nice, Great design.

thanks for posting.

-- Hope Never fails

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#8 posted 2335 days ago

wow…great work…cool design…really like the boxes…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Greg Wurst

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#9 posted 2335 days ago

Looks great! There are only so many ways to make a bookcase look different, and you did a great job with this one.

-- You're a unique and special person, just like everyone else.

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#10 posted 2317 days ago

Fantastic! I agree this was quite ambitious but well done.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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#11 posted 2300 days ago

Nice design, ambitious project, looks too cluttered full, but I still like it enough I might try it!! :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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