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Project by Puupaja posted 12-21-2009 08:10 AM 2245 views 6 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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 12-21-2009 08:21 AM

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

-- Humble Wood Servant

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#2 posted 12-21-2009 09:04 AM

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#3 posted 12-21-2009 09:08 AM

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 12-21-2009 10:53 AM

Very impressive work. Beautiful job. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 12-21-2009 11:10 AM

Wow superb very great work…itz awesome..
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#6 posted 12-21-2009 11:16 AM

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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huff

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#7 posted 12-21-2009 03:34 PM

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 @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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#8 posted 12-21-2009 04:16 PM

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

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#9 posted 12-21-2009 04:45 PM

Great library

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

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Puupaja

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#10 posted 12-21-2009 07:34 PM

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 12-21-2009 11:02 PM

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

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#12 posted 12-21-2009 11:13 PM

sweet

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

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#13 posted 12-22-2009 01:43 AM

Nice library.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#14 posted 12-22-2009 01:49 AM

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 12-22-2009 04:12 AM

You do beautiful work! This is gorgeous.

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

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