Creative Woodworking #26: Home Office Library

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Blog entry by dakremer posted 894 days ago 4186 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Wade Davis Canadian anthropologist, ethnobotanist, author and photographer whose work has focused on worldwide indigenous cultures has built this unique library. Wade wanted to feel like in a basement with nothing around to bother him thus avoiding the feeling of congestion. The library is built like sphere above its workspace similar to the rotunda of the oracle’s temple at Delphi that he filled it with the books he uses the most. And the natural source of light then comes from the top allows to keep a natural source of light, avoiding having to install windows.

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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#1 posted 893 days ago

All I can say is “WOW!”

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#2 posted 893 days ago

If the ladder was attached, like a library ladder, and you could roll it around while you were at the top it would be very cool.

-- Dan - Valparaiso, Indiana, "A smart man changes his mind, a fool never does."

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#3 posted 893 days ago

I love it except for the ladder which just doesn’t seem to fit in.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 891 days ago

Yeah I agree – the ladder is a little awkward

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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