Collapsable Book Case

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Project by johnnymo posted 08-17-2009 06:51 AM 1102 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Saw this in a magazine and decided to give it a shot. This was my first real woodworking project.

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)

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#1 posted 08-17-2009 07:05 AM

Welcome to LJ… Good looking bookcase.

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

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#2 posted 08-17-2009 12:48 PM

Looks good, nice job.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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#3 posted 08-17-2009 01:30 PM

I love collapsible things. well done!

-- The woods are lovely, dark and deep, but I have promises to keep...

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#4 posted 08-17-2009 05:02 PM

I love it. It looks perfect for a friends house. Are the shelves ply or hardwood? How are the ‘feet’ attached? How are the non-pegged shelves held in place? How were the shelf corners notched out to fit around the frame?

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#5 posted 08-17-2009 09:28 PM

Nice job, looks great. Welcome to Lumber Jocks and thanks for sharing.

-- John @

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#6 posted 08-22-2009 09:30 PM

Looks good

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 08-24-2009 02:41 AM

It’s all joined with mortise and tenons and made out of oak. You can see this project and plans in a book from popular woodworking books entitled ‘Quick and Easy Weekend Woodworking Projects’.

-- John in Arizona (but it's a dry heat!)

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#8 posted 01-21-2010 10:23 AM

Looks Good Johnny. Sturdy and portable a great idea.

-- RayCurtis

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