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Shadow Box Bookcase

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Project by Craftsman on the lake posted 09-02-2009 10:04 PM 3800 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a shadow box bookcase. It’s a wall unit made to customer specifications. Being paint grade I made it out of Poplar. It has loose tenon joinery with the tenons going through the middle shelves where the dividing legs are. It was a trickier build than I thought it would be with all the tenons being glued together in several places at once. They were happy upon delivery anyway so that’s all that counts. It’s about 60” long by 29” high by 12” deep.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.





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#1 posted 09-02-2009 10:08 PM

Retro cool nicely done smooooth lines

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#2 posted 09-02-2009 10:49 PM

Nice bookcase!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 09-02-2009 10:50 PM

Well done.

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#4 posted 09-03-2009 02:04 AM

Nice design and I’m sure it was a bugger bear to glue up. Turned out great.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#5 posted 11-28-2009 04:13 AM

Very nice

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#6 posted 01-08-2010 09:00 PM

Nice design and well done

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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