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Project by Greg Salata posted 1643 days ago 2830 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my rendition of a Stickley #45 magazine stand.

It is all quartersawn white oak.
Made with pegged mortise and tenon construction with a ship lapped back.

Both power and handtools were used throughout construction.

Thanks for looking.

Cutting in mortise for the shelves into the legs.

Test fitting.

Ship lapped back.

QSWO and pegged joint

Top rail with curly QSWO

Finished in shop

At home in the living room.





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jayjay

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#1 posted 1643 days ago

Looks good. It looks right at home next to, what I assume, are some of your other projects.

-- ~Jason~ , Albuquerque NM

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Box

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#2 posted 1643 days ago

Nice looking bookshelf. What stain did you use? Has a nice color to it..
I am just completing the woodwork on the lower section of a bookcase made from Quarter sawn white oak, one of my favorite woods to work with.

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ohwoodeye

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#3 posted 1643 days ago

Very, very nice. I too noticed the color…..very appropriate for the piece and wood.
Nice job.

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

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bobkberg

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#4 posted 1643 days ago

Lovely piece in a lovely home! Did you also build or refinish the house’s woodwork as well?

-- Bob www.singularengineering.com - A sideline, not how I earn a living

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Greg Salata

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#5 posted 1643 days ago

Jason…
There is a mix of my projects and antiques throughout the house.

Greg…...............
The finish is
transtint medium brown dye
shellac
“java” colored gel stain
shellac paste wax

Bob…..
I built all of the woodwork.
It is detailed story in my blog pages

thanks,
Greg

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kosta

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#6 posted 1643 days ago

looks good man

-- kosta Virginia Beach, VA http://www.kostasworkshop.blogspot.com/

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CaptainSkully

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#7 posted 1643 days ago

I hope your finish is drool-proof. Fits nicely with the rest of your decor. I might have to try that finishing recipe. Thanks!

-- You can't control the wind, but you can trim your sails

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scottwpaul02

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#8 posted 1642 days ago

I loved the magazine shelf until I got to the picture of all of the furniture in you room…absolutely love it, I’ll be reading your blogs! Thanks for posting your work!

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a1Jim

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#9 posted 1642 days ago

Very well done I really like stickly furniture

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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gizmodyne

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#10 posted 1642 days ago

Well done! I need shelves, just too many things on the burner.

-- -John "Do I have to keep typing a smiley? Just assume it's a joke." www.flickr.com/photos/gizmodyne

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#11 posted 1640 days ago

Nice work, Greg.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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clieb91

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#12 posted 1614 days ago

Beautiful piece and would agree that it looks like a perfect fit with the whole house.

CtL

-- Chris L. "Don't Dream it, Be it."- PortablePastimes.com (Purveyors of Portable Fun and Fidgets)

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