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This was my first attempt at a book case and working with brazilian cherry.
-- woodbutcher north carolina
Oct 19, 2007
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#1 posted 10-20-2007 04:53 AM
Very pretty! I like the design.
-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"
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#2 posted 10-20-2007 05:41 AM
Another nice bookcase. I really like the finish.
-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov
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#3 posted 10-20-2007 06:16 AM
Beautiful workmanship, Cherry just adds to the greatness.
-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)
#4 posted 10-20-2007 11:06 PM
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.
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