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Project by TheRoux90318 posted 08-07-2015 06:46 PM 1010 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bookcase I made for my son to use for his books and xbox games. Made from some really old oak that a family member was going to burn. Came in ~4×4 post with some gnarly chainsaw grooves from being cut into pieces and about 4 ’ long. Ripped with bandsaw and found some spalting inside then planed to thickness. The sides started out nearly an inch thick plank but was cupped bad. After planing down it ended up about 1/2” thick with a split. I used T-88 epoxy resin to fill in the cracks. came out decent I think. Coated with Danish Medium Walnut.


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#1 posted 08-07-2015 09:54 PM

Nice bookcase. I’m sure it will be handed down to future generations !

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#2 posted 08-07-2015 11:41 PM

Very nicely done. Yes, that will last many years.

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#3 posted 08-08-2015 12:21 AM

Very nice. I like the style.

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#4 posted 08-08-2015 12:54 PM

wow – great save – nice bookcase!

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