Shadow Box Bookcase

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Project by Craftsman on the lake posted 1792 days ago 3668 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 1792 days ago

Retro cool nicely done smooooth lines

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#2 posted 1792 days ago

Nice bookcase!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#3 posted 1792 days ago

Well done.

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#4 posted 1792 days ago

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

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#5 posted 1706 days ago

Very nice

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#6 posted 1664 days ago

Nice design and well done

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