Unfinished Bookcase

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Project by lclashley posted 10-14-2007 03:56 AM 2470 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife asked me to build this bookcase for our son Thomas. He definitely needs it; he already has a stack of books 2 feet high. The wood is pine and the finish will be BLO and garnet shellac, maybe a few poly topcoats (since it’s for a little boy’s room). This was my second project since I bought my new jointer. Boy does it make life easier!

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#1 posted 10-14-2007 04:03 AM

Cute Kid… The book shelf looks great.

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

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#2 posted 10-14-2007 04:39 AM

The bookcase is really nice work – looks sturdy too.

Thomas is even more beautiful. Fortunately, he has a beautiful Mommy! Of course, you get credit for choosing her and producing an adorable son!

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#3 posted 10-15-2007 07:21 AM

Nice work! On both the bookcase and little one.

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

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#4 posted 10-15-2007 04:10 PM

Looks like it will be perfect for a boy’s room! (I think he likes it).

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

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#5 posted 10-15-2007 09:41 PM

Congratulations on a nice bookcase and the nice addition to the family. I like his name too!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#6 posted 10-19-2007 04:23 PM

Thanks everyone!

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#7 posted 10-20-2007 06:52 AM

Did your kid help you on this? You did a great job.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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