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Project by woodbutcher posted 2497 days ago 2162 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first attempt at a book case and working with brazilian cherry.

-- woodbutcher north carolina





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 2497 days ago

Very pretty! I like the design.

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

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WayneC

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#2 posted 2496 days ago

Another nice bookcase. I really like the finish.

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

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PanamaJack

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#3 posted 2496 days ago

Beautiful workmanship, Cherry just adds to the greatness.

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

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woodbutcher

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#4 posted 2496 days ago

Thanks Guys for the nice words-Panama Jack that was my first ever experience with Jatoba-Brazilian Cherry, boy that is some heavy and brittle stuff to work with but does finish up easily, WayneC its all finished with just Tung oil. I did have to mix several stains to achieve the color for the panels used in the construction to match the solid wood used elsewhere. CharlieM1958 TY-but I can’t take credit for the overall design as this was built from plans from Wood magazines Sept. 2006 issue #171-I did make some subtle changes in the front leg design and a few additional molding pieces. Again I want to thank you guys for taking the time to post your observations.

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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