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Church pews project #14: Bookcase

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Blog entry by inchanga posted 450 days ago 706 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Some time ago I thought I had finished making several peices of furniture from 160 year old church pews. Recently the customer came back and asked if I could salvage enough timber to make a matching bookcase.

With a great deal of difficulty, by laminating pieces together, incorporating and staining new pieces to match the old where I ran out of original timber and repairing quite a few boards to make them usable, I finally managed it.

I was concerned it might be a bit too rustic, but the customers love it. Much to my relief…

-- chris, north wales http://salemchapelfurniture.co.uk/



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#1 posted 450 days ago

great shelf.i love the rustic look.nice build.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 450 days ago

I love working with wood that has a history. You did well by this historic wood!

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

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