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Project by tim0001 posted 03-24-2016 05:51 PM 934 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Guess I made today catch-up on LJ.
Made these last summer but just getting around to posting a couple projects.
Bookcases in bubinga veneer and Jatoba. Banding on drawer as made from ebony, holly and mahogany.

Made a pair to go on each side of fireplace.
finish is oil/poly mix.
Sorry about the sideway pictures, I tried to rotate them but that didn’t work. Guess you can’t take pictures this way!
Thanks for looking

Tim

-- TimV





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lightweightladylefty

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#1 posted 03-24-2016 06:11 PM

Tim,

What an accomplishment! These are really lovely. Thanks for sharing.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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pottz

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#2 posted 03-24-2016 06:25 PM

man i tell ya even sideways those are stunning,just plain beautiful.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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Parabola

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#3 posted 03-24-2016 06:27 PM

Fantastic! Would love to see more in-depth photos

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ToddJB

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#4 posted 03-24-2016 07:13 PM

Amazing craftsmanship, Tim. Beautiful.

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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#5 posted 03-24-2016 07:25 PM

Wow. This is a beautiful bookcase Tim, excellent work. Love the bubinga and jatoba combo

-- Mos - Twin Cities, MN - http://www.youtube.com/MosquitoMods - http://www.TheModsquito.com

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#6 posted 03-24-2016 09:39 PM

Very nice. How did you do the panels? Solid bubinga with figured face veneer?

-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.

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MadMark

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#7 posted 03-24-2016 09:50 PM

Outstanding! You gotta love jatoba.

M

-- Madmark - Madmark2150@yahoo.com Wiretreefarm.com

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Mean_Dean

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#8 posted 03-24-2016 11:58 PM

Beautiful bookcases! I like the glass doors on the top/bottom cabinet doors combination!

-- Dean

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woodchuckerNJ

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#9 posted 03-25-2016 12:38 AM

nice, real nice.

-- Jeff NJ

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English

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#10 posted 03-25-2016 01:22 AM

Absolutely beautiful. Amazing use of veneer. These will become heir loom pieces in your family.

Thanks for sharing.

-- John, Suffolk Virgina

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#11 posted 03-25-2016 03:02 AM

Fantastic job. The wood and grain pattern is beautiful. You did an awesome job with the finish.

-- Julian

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#12 posted 03-25-2016 03:25 AM

Outstanding bookcase

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#13 posted 03-25-2016 02:28 PM

Tim, these are beautiful pieces.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#14 posted 03-25-2016 03:06 PM

Thanks for sharing your projects… I will learn these quickly.

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#15 posted 03-25-2016 04:39 PM

Beautiful pieces! I really like the finish on them.

-- Dave, York, PA, WildSide Woodworking

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