A & C Bookcase/Plantstand

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Project by CampD posted 03-11-2017 06:38 PM 486 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s piece #7 in my Stickley A&C inspired Bedroom Furniture. Combo Plant stand and Bookcase designed to fit under a window and next to the other pieces. Solid QSWO, M&T construction, Marble top shelf for the plants.
Did a little different finish, used wipe on stain as the first coat, than BLO and 2 coats amber shellac.

Thanks for looking.

-- Doug...

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#1 posted 03-11-2017 07:39 PM

Very nice work Doug, I really like the looks of these pieces.

-- Artificial intelligence is no match for natural stupidity!

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#2 posted 03-11-2017 09:05 PM

Thanks papadan,
The large pieces are left, may be awhile for those, need to justify QSWO into the budget.

-- Doug...

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#3 posted 03-11-2017 09:59 PM

Doug, this is another masterpiece. You better buy the qswo while you still can. Locally, it is getting harder to find, more expensive and not as nice as it has been recently. Maybe Tararico's is buying all the good stuff. ha

-- Art

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#4 posted 03-11-2017 11:25 PM

Wow Doug, that is just freakin’ awesome!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be.

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#5 posted 03-11-2017 11:43 PM

Price went up my last trip over. My trips over to the supplier I usually grab a couple boards of qswo for my next piece
But your right I may have to stock up faster.

Thanks Jerry!

-- Doug...

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#6 posted 03-12-2017 02:38 PM

Wow just checked out that website you linked, prices are up there, especially for the “Old Growth”
My stepson has a white oak in his yard maybe 6’ in circumference, 25’ + for the butt and everytime I go over there I
comment “Ya know what I could do with that tree”

-- Doug...

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#7 posted 03-12-2017 02:44 PM

great piece

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#8 posted 03-12-2017 06:24 PM

This is a beautiful bookcase and you’ve done a fine job on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#9 posted 03-12-2017 11:41 PM

excellent job

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#10 posted 03-13-2017 10:20 PM

Doug, if you decide to harvest that tree, let me know. I’ll take whatever you are willing to sell.

-- Art

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