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Project by bradyvan posted 05-20-2009 07:14 PM 7566 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My first built-in bookcase went rather well. The side window proved to be a bit of a problem to work around, so I chose to install an architectural reveal to allow as much light to enter the space as possible.

-- -Brady





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mtnwild

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#1 posted 05-20-2009 07:39 PM

That’s a good use of space for the book lover. Great job!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#2 posted 05-20-2009 08:10 PM

The bookcase looks great! If I can ever get my shop producing I plan on building a built-in bookcase in my home office. What type of material did you use?

-- Steve ~ Measure once, cut twice... or is it the other way around?

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#3 posted 05-21-2009 03:05 AM

Nice Built-in bookcase.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#4 posted 05-21-2009 03:25 AM

Hey Brady
That’s one nice unit looks great

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 05-21-2009 05:15 PM

Nice use of the space.

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#6 posted 05-21-2009 05:59 PM

woodNoob -

I just completed a bookcase and I used MDF with Poplar trim. You can see under the Projects section here on LJ. Went pretty easy, other than the crown mold.

-- Derrek L.

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