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Project by Viktor posted 1658 days ago 1642 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A pair of bookcases made of poplar with laurel (Nectandra spp.) burl veneer. The back panel is plywood and finish is polyurethane. All joints are hidden or sliding dovetails. Shelves are adjustable. Dimensions: 30×60x143 cm (tall case), 30×60x90 cm (short case). The short case has 1.5 shelf height because it was meant to fit into a specific space. I used hit activated glue (Titebond II) for veneering.

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#1 posted 1658 days ago

Nice looking bookshelves

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#2 posted 1658 days ago

I like the sliding doors very much.

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#3 posted 1658 days ago

Nice bookcases.

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#4 posted 1658 days ago

I really like that you were able to bookmatch the burl figure ! : )

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#5 posted 1658 days ago

awesome job! I really like the burl veneer.

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