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Walnut; mortise and tenon rails and slats. Dark walnut stain and wax finish.

What I learned:
- walnut panels from 2-4” pieces look much nicer than I would expect
- knots on walnut are nice, too
- making sure the shelf doesn’t wobble won’t matter if you put a project in the house where the floor is uneven.

-- Mike P, St Louis, MO





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Beginningwoodworker

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#1 posted 1678 days ago

Nice looking shelf.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Pdub

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#2 posted 1678 days ago

I always blame the floor myself. LOL Just kiddin’, it’s a nice looking shelf.

-- Paul, North Dakota, USAF Ret.

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DrBreakIt

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#3 posted 1678 days ago

Looks very nice.

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OhValleyWoodandWool

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#4 posted 1678 days ago

Very nice

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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huff

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#5 posted 1677 days ago

Mike, Looks really good. It fits in that corner perfect. well done.

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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ohwoodeye

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#6 posted 1677 days ago

Very nice – excellent use of a waisted corner. Well done.

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

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HalDougherty

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#7 posted 1677 days ago

Walnut with knots is ‘character’ wood. Those defects only bring out the beauty that’s found in wood. I love your project.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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