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Project by HonedProducts posted 03-02-2017 02:45 PM 1382 views 19 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an arts and crafts bookcase that I built from a Woodcraft project plan. I used sapele and it turned out great. The top is book matched. The finish is 5 coats of shellac and a clear wood filler.

-- Honed Products, Austin Texas, http://www.honedproducts.com





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bushmaster

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#1 posted 03-02-2017 03:13 PM

Vern nice and great craftsmanship. A flawless project.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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sras

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#2 posted 03-02-2017 03:31 PM

Very Nice!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 03-02-2017 03:32 PM

Well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 03-02-2017 03:33 PM

Nice looking piece. Good work.

-- Ron, Montana

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#5 posted 03-02-2017 03:38 PM

very nice work,looks great but would look better standing straight up!welcome to lumber jocks.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#6 posted 03-02-2017 04:20 PM

looks great

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#7 posted 03-02-2017 04:58 PM

It looks great and you do an excellent job.

Any chance you took the pictures with an iPhone….it seems to be one culprit in the sideways pictures.

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EarlS

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#8 posted 03-02-2017 06:05 PM

Very nice. Curious where you found the drawer pulls.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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Steeds wood working

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#9 posted 03-02-2017 06:08 PM

Great job!

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 03-02-2017 06:34 PM

You really did a nice job on this arts and crafts bookcase. It’s a real beauty. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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ohwoodeye

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#11 posted 03-02-2017 09:25 PM

Wow, a real head turner…....pun intended since your pictures are sideways!!!!!!
From what I can see that finish is flawless.
Do you have the woodcraft project plan#........did it come in a magazine or from a plan purchased in the store?
I would like to get my hands on a copy.

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

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AlanJ44

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#12 posted 03-02-2017 10:03 PM

Awesome, I love the arts and crafts/mission/craftsman pieces.

-- Alan J. Hoover, AL Keeping in mind I believe college football is only a profit center for the school.... Roll Tide!

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HonedProducts

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#13 posted 03-02-2017 11:06 PM

I fixed the sideways picture. The plan came from woodcraftmagazine.com oct/nov 2012. I bought a PDF download.

-- Honed Products, Austin Texas, http://www.honedproducts.com

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HonedProducts

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#14 posted 03-02-2017 11:21 PM

Home depot online: http://www.homedepot.com/p/Atlas-Homewares-Craftsman-Collection-4-in-Venetian-Bronze-Pull-259-VB/202640891


Very nice. Curious where you found the drawer pulls.

- EarlS


-- Honed Products, Austin Texas, http://www.honedproducts.com

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onefullturn

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#15 posted 03-02-2017 11:48 PM

Very nice. I like the design. Just curious, did you anchor it to the wall? Could be a tipping hazard for young children.

-- One Full Turn Woodturnings

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