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Project by szczyglic posted 04-10-2010 08:20 AM 1945 views 4 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Following the order from a collector of old books I made a couple of Display Stands to keep and exhibit old valuable prints in a safe way. I made them of selected oak wood, finish with French polish. They have LED lights and books desks are covered with woolen cloth.

-- Szczyglic - Krakow - Poland





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#1 posted 04-10-2010 08:26 AM

woah

-- Jeremy D Pare, Newmarket, Ontario, Canada

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#2 posted 04-10-2010 08:47 AM

And wow again, they’re fantastic. The owner is getting a bargain however much you charge.

-- John

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#3 posted 04-10-2010 09:00 AM

Beautiful display cases. How does it open?

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#4 posted 04-10-2010 09:10 AM

How does it open? – very easy! The top glassy part is held into position by two bolts whitch are electrical contacts in the same time. In order to open the stand just lift the upper paart up.

-- Szczyglic - Krakow - Poland

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#5 posted 04-10-2010 09:17 AM

That looks great, very well done.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

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#6 posted 04-10-2010 09:25 AM

Bolts as contacts… clever and beautiful! Thanks for posting.

-- Karen - a little bit of stupid goes a long way

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#7 posted 04-10-2010 09:30 AM

Wow… Quite Impressive!

-- Rick, south Sweden

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#8 posted 04-10-2010 09:31 AM

I am sure that any book would look good in that!

-- Theresa, https://www.facebook.com/derrymore/

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#9 posted 04-10-2010 12:46 PM

Welcome to Lumber Jocks! Gorgeous work!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#10 posted 04-10-2010 01:23 PM

Very nice project.

Lee

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#11 posted 04-10-2010 02:09 PM

Looks like its from an ancient library. Great work!

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#12 posted 04-10-2010 02:12 PM

Condolences on the loss of your president.

-- 温故知新

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#13 posted 04-10-2010 03:08 PM

Wow, a case like that would almost out-class whatever books are contained within it.
Very nicely done!

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

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#14 posted 04-10-2010 03:27 PM

just have to chime in and say that you have done a great job. you captured the period and style nicelly.

-- F.Little

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#15 posted 04-10-2010 04:28 PM

Very nice display case

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