Mahogany Bookcase

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Project by Chriskmb5150 posted 01-12-2010 11:20 PM 2723 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Mahogany Bookcase
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Built this for my oldest daughter about 3 months ago. it is built out of 8/4, 4/4 african mahogany and mahogany ply. I really didnt want to stain it but she wanted it darker so i used red mahogany stain and around 5 coats of wipe on poly. Tapered legs were kinda inspired by Darrell Peart’s greene and greene dresser and David Marks’ egyptian dresser.
Pic doesnt really do it justice because i took it while the finish was still wet and before i put the finial on. She thinks i should take more pics of my work and i think shes right lol.

-- Woodworkers theory of relativity - the quality of your scrap is relative to your skill level

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#1 posted 01-12-2010 11:25 PM

Nice looking bookcase.

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#2 posted 01-13-2010 12:20 AM

you did a beautiful job…yes more pictures would have been nice…...and the stain isnt bad…i looks rich…great job

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#3 posted 01-13-2010 12:56 AM

AWESOME! Great looking piece and your daughter has a great Dad!

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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#4 posted 01-13-2010 01:40 AM

Nice work and great looking book case

-- Custom furniture

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