Mission Bookcase

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Project by David posted 2550 days ago 1760 views 21 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mission bookcase in quarter sawn white oak.

-- instagram@davidminnixwoodworking

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#1 posted 2550 days ago

I like it, a lot! how about some details? Wood? Corner post – are they one piece?....

-- Dan in Central Oklahoma, Able to turn good wood into saw dust in the blink of an eye!

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Thos. Angle

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#2 posted 2550 days ago

Yeah, Dan, that yells “Mission”. Maybe Green & Green? Or maybe good Old Gustav?

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#3 posted 2550 days ago

Great book case. You will have to post a photo of it finished.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#4 posted 2550 days ago

Can’t wait to see the finished product. Great looking woodwork!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#5 posted 2550 days ago

Very nice Mission piece. Where did you get the plans??? Looks like qtr. sawn white oak… What type of finish are you planning to use…

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#6 posted 2550 days ago

Great Mission piece. I really like this work. Thanks for sharing!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#7 posted 2550 days ago

Very nice bookcase. I’m not a big fan of mission style but I realy like this one.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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#8 posted 2550 days ago

Looks good…

Please do give us more construction details. Looks like some through mortise and tenons, some pegged…

What methods did you use to cut the joinery?

QS White Oak solid frames with ply panels?

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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Dan'um Style

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#9 posted 2549 days ago

nice job .. well balanced

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#10 posted 2549 days ago

Nice looking project.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#11 posted 2549 days ago

Beautiful bookcase, I’d love to see it finished. Very nice job on the doors. Good job overall. jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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Mark A. DeCou

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#12 posted 2525 days ago

this is a great looking project. Can’t wait to see it finished.

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan -

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#13 posted 2525 days ago

David that is a big accomplishment great job.

-- Jeff B.

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Douglas Bordner

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#14 posted 2525 days ago

Gonna fume it? Really spendid looking construction. Thanks for sharing!

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#15 posted 940 days ago

Beautiful work! My new favorite bookcase. You got the details just right- from the through tenons, to the arched lower rail. Very nice.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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