Adjustable Bookshelves

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Project by Brett posted 11-02-2015 03:07 AM 970 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here I used simple pocket hole joinery for the case and face frame. 1/4” thick trim was used on the sides to give it a frame and panel look. Screws and glue for the construction, latex paint rubbed on for color and Briwax over the paint for a finish. I love the transparency of the paint allowing some of the wood to show through for that aged, worn sort of look. The unit measures 36” wide and 51.5” tall.

Thanks for looking!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16

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#1 posted 11-02-2015 03:30 AM

Nice permanent solid look Bret…..;-j

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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#2 posted 11-02-2015 09:33 AM

I realy like this green colour. It is also very good feature that you can adjust shelves.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#3 posted 11-02-2015 12:47 PM

Lotsa storage right here. Good one

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#4 posted 11-02-2015 12:51 PM

It’s a nice looking bookcase, Brett.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#5 posted 11-02-2015 07:32 PM

Very cool mate. Brave colour.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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