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Project by RKLeighton posted 2004 days ago 1093 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my version of a bookcase found in Wood Magazine. I changed the top design to include a hardwood top made from Oak. The case is maple ply and poplar frame painted an ultra pure white. This is the first piece of real furniture I’ve made, and the pictures definitely hide the mistakes. This has been a good learning project for my next one – a crib and dresser needed to be completed by August.

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#1 posted 2004 days ago

looks good and functional

-- making sawdust....

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#2 posted 2004 days ago

Great job, what are the demensions?

-- ericandcandi in Louisiana- Home of the "LSU Tigers"

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#3 posted 2003 days ago

thanks. approx 12” deep x 29” tall x 60” long.

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#4 posted 2002 days ago

Nice! What issue of WOOD did you get the plans from?

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