Toddler Bookcase

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Project by dewoodwork posted 09-16-2007 06:05 AM 2862 views 4 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just completed this “Toddler Bookcase” for our one year old Son. The design is a product of my imagination and inspired by my love of curves. Woods used are quarter sawn white oak and fiddle back eucalyptus veneer. The finish is oil and varnish. More information on the construction process can be found in my blog. Thanks for looking.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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#1 posted 09-16-2007 06:29 AM

Wonderful combination of woods and design….

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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Dan'um Style

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#2 posted 09-16-2007 06:33 AM

Great looking piecee. It is a very artistic design. Well done Dewayne !

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#3 posted 09-16-2007 06:57 AM

Dewayne, one again you have excelled yourself. This is a beautiful piece. It certainly carries your design signature for excellance.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#4 posted 09-16-2007 12:27 PM

Just great! I love the lines of the sides and back. You did good work, as always.

-- Robb

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Mark A. DeCou

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#5 posted 09-16-2007 01:06 PM

I like it! Nice job using curves. Congrats on the little one. The oak and veneer (can’t spell it) go together well.

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan -

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#6 posted 09-16-2007 02:00 PM


It is geting to where I can tell your work before I see your name. A very distinctive style. And I might add a very good style as well. Just plain excellent.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#7 posted 09-16-2007 02:25 PM

Dewayne is right, I can tell it is your work before seeing the name. And I like your work. Another nice design.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#8 posted 09-16-2007 03:06 PM

Very nice. I will serve him well.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#9 posted 09-16-2007 05:02 PM

That’s great!

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#10 posted 09-16-2007 05:07 PM

I made a bookcase years ago for my kids, this is a great peace of work very clean looking.

-- Jeff B.

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Wayne Rogers

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#11 posted 09-16-2007 05:37 PM


-- Wayne Rogers,

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#12 posted 09-16-2007 06:12 PM


A great bookcase. Did you do the veneering or buy the plywood already veneered. It looks great with the white oak.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#13 posted 09-16-2007 08:39 PM

wow…i love the design…and the craftsmanship that went with it…great job…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#14 posted 09-17-2007 02:05 AM

Thanks for the comments friends. For me sharing my projects and ideas is well worth the time when I read your comments.

Karson, I veneered the panels in my vacuum press. I built my own venturi vacuum press with the help of

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.

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#15 posted 09-17-2007 05:05 AM


-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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