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This was big project, bilding was made about 1850 and restoret couple times last this room 1970´s. Owner wanted this room look like little english style. We made all surfaces, walls and ceiling we made like they made these big surfaces long time ago with swot?? paperboard( I don´t know right word for this material). You have to get this paper little wet and then you fasten edges with small swotnails?, before it dries it looks really terrible like in this forth picture. But when you know how to do it you can get really good and straight surface only making edges straight. Again floor I made from heat treated birch and varnished with two component lacquer.
All the cabinets and list are made from oak and waxed with antiquewax. Again project where I had free hands with designing and making.


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#1 posted 1674 days ago

It looks like you have come a long way on the project. Good looking Library.

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#3 posted 1674 days ago

Great looking restoraton!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#4 posted 1674 days ago

Very impressive work. Beautiful job. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 1674 days ago

Wow superb very great work…itz awesome..
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#6 posted 1674 days ago

Beautiful library.I am also planning on building a library soon and will use yours for ideas.I dont know if the oak you get in Finland is different,but this doesnt look anything like the oak we get in the US.It looks much nicer!

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#7 posted 1674 days ago

Puupaja, Very impressive, especially after seeing the “before” pictures. I can see that was not a job of simply installing a few bookcases and cabinets. Major project that turned out beautifully. Thanks for sharing that with us and keep up the great work.

-- John @

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#8 posted 1674 days ago

Awesome job, It look like a lot of work. Very classy.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#9 posted 1674 days ago

Great library

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

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#10 posted 1673 days ago

Thank´s for everybody, yes it was lot of work but I survived… this oak is pretty much as you have because it´s from your country. One picture was so bad I had to add more light for this picture it changes colors!


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#11 posted 1673 days ago

F A N T A S T I C an outstanding library super details and very good photo layout.

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-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#13 posted 1673 days ago

Nice library.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#14 posted 1673 days ago

You did an absolutely beautiful job on that library. I wish I had the room foe something like that in my house. Great job.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#15 posted 1673 days ago

You do beautiful work! This is gorgeous.

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

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