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Arts and Crafts book and magazine rack, made out of QSWO with mahogany accents.
-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.
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#1 posted 03-17-2010 09:22 PM
Nice book rack – and particularly like the hidden drawer.
Thanks for sharing
-- Scotty - aka... SgtSnafu - Randleman NC
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#2 posted 03-17-2010 09:45 PM
Very nice work and a clever design that I haven’t seen before.
-- Mike, an American living in Norway.
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#3 posted 03-17-2010 11:16 PM
Nice work. I love the details.
-- Rich, Seattle, WA
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#4 posted 03-18-2010 03:09 AM
Nice build. I love the grain of the oak.
-- Donnie-- listen to the wood.
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#5 posted 03-18-2010 05:46 AM
NIce Rack!! The Book rack that is
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#6 posted 03-18-2010 05:58 AM
Nice book rack.
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#7 posted 03-18-2010 09:52 PM
In the fourth picture most notably , it appears that the endgrain is “capped”....is it just my eyes or the picture or what ? The QSWO and color are beautiful : )
-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!
#8 posted 03-18-2010 10:27 PM
Dusty56, yes the edges are capped with a thin pieces of QSWO to keep the look consistent. They are very thin so one can’t see the seam. I liked how it looked on my Greene and Greene wall cabinet so I added them on this project.
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#9 posted 03-19-2010 12:10 AM
Different. I like it.
-- --- Measure twice, mis-cut, start over, repeat ---
#10 posted 03-19-2010 04:58 AM
Thanks for the feedback : ) Nice detail !
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#11 posted 01-24-2011 01:52 PM
Agree with donjoe on the beautiful oak grain here—well done. Mind sharing what you did to finish it?
#12 posted 01-24-2011 07:11 PM
I start with Trans Tint Medium Brown or Dark Mission Brown, one can dilute to taste then let dry and sand lightly when used on QSWO. Use a seal coat then wipe on Dark Mission GEL stain from Rockler or equivalent from another brand. Then spray with Deft Satin Lacquer or use ones on sprayer for the Satin lacquer finish.
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