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Project by Kjuly posted 11-13-2009 04:46 AM 1248 views 1 time favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Oak Book Case measures 22” x 32” x74” high
False top attached to top of crown molding so client can display keepsakes
Dovetail drawers with under-mount slides.
Pre catalyzed lacquer finish.

-- Keith, Charlotte, MI www.julyswoodworks.com





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lobro4

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#1 posted 11-13-2009 05:03 AM

you’ve made very good use of proportion with the top to the bottom. The gradual change in drawer sizes is classic and smart furniture design. Did you do the drawer fronts and the door frames yourself?

-- Rock Chalk Jayhawk Go KU!!

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#2 posted 11-13-2009 05:21 AM

Excellent work!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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ohwoodeye

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#3 posted 11-13-2009 05:34 AM

Nice and clean – well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#4 posted 11-13-2009 06:59 AM

Nice bookcase.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#5 posted 11-13-2009 07:43 AM

Looks good

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#6 posted 11-13-2009 01:58 PM

Beautiful book case. Great finish.

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

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Kjuly

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#7 posted 11-13-2009 02:10 PM

Lobro4,
I made the drawer fronts and raised panel doors from the same board.
I needed 35 bd ft of Red oak for this cabinet and usually buy only what I need for a particular job but…
while sorting through the stack, I found several boards 4/4×14” x 12’ and ended up with 135 bd ft.
Some boards you just can’t pass up.

-- Keith, Charlotte, MI www.julyswoodworks.com

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#8 posted 11-13-2009 06:54 PM

Very nice work!

-- "The only thing that counts is faith, expressing itself in love." --Galatians 5:6

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