Built-in Bookshelves

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Project by gnewman10 posted 06-19-2014 10:08 PM 1134 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was fun build. My first attempt at bookshelves , just used simple dadoes for the shelves with a little help from screws and glue . Each section was built seperate for more support and then screwed together . Fairly cheap to build coming in under $200 moms a happy camper.

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#2 posted 06-19-2014 10:26 PM

^ Looks good!

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#3 posted 06-20-2014 10:36 AM

Love these. So practical and nice to look at.

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#4 posted 06-20-2014 11:15 AM

Nice, clean and always great to have.

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#5 posted 06-20-2014 09:22 PM

Looks great.

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#6 posted 01-20-2015 04:14 AM

The bookcases are beautiful! I’m about to start in on my own first set of built-in’s. If they turn out as nice as yours, I’ll be happy, happy. Would you share the type and thickness of wood you used? I like the proportions you ended up with as well as the cost!

Best Regards,

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