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Project by Slowpoke posted 04-11-2016 05:50 PM 443 views 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Red oak, approximately 39×49





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Picken5

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#1 posted 04-11-2016 08:01 PM

Love it! Nice job!

-- Howard - "Time spent making sawdust is not deducted from one's lifetime." - old Scottish proverb

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Mean_Dean

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#2 posted 04-11-2016 11:38 PM

Great looking barrister’s bookcase! I’ve always had an affinity for this style of bookcase!

-- Dean

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Slowpoke

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#3 posted 04-12-2016 12:38 PM



Great looking barrister s bookcase! I ve always had an affinity for this style of bookcase!

- Mean_Dean


This design really cuts down on dusting! Anyone out there for fuzzy books?

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#4 posted 04-12-2016 02:09 PM

looks nice all your work looks great

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Slowpoke

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#5 posted 04-12-2016 10:06 PM

Thanks to all for the kind words.

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#6 posted 04-18-2016 06:33 PM

Gorgeous. Fine craftsmanship. What kind of joinery did you use?

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#7 posted 04-18-2016 08:28 PM

This bookcase turned out beautifully. Nice work.

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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Slowpoke

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#8 posted 04-19-2016 11:47 AM



Gorgeous. Fine craftsmanship. What kind of joinery did you use?

- mlipps


The case is rabbeted. The doors have through mortises and tenons, aka “bridle joints” to maximize strength.

Thanks for the compliment!

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