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Project by Viktor posted 02-06-2010 10:07 PM 1708 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 02-06-2010 10:11 PM

Nice looking bookshelves

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#2 posted 02-06-2010 10:22 PM

I like the sliding doors very much.

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#3 posted 02-07-2010 02:04 AM

Nice bookcases.

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#4 posted 02-07-2010 04:37 AM

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

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#5 posted 02-07-2010 05:58 AM

awesome job! I really like the burl veneer.

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