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Project by GersCustomWoodworks posted 05-15-2017 11:54 PM 1310 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’m not much on building cabinetry but I let a friend talk me into building this for her. Still another piece to be built across the top on the side with the ladder. It will be a wedge piece to fill up to a cathedral ceiling. All built in 3/4” oak ply and edge taped, 1/4” oak ply back, with solid oak fluted face frame and oak Cotterman ladder.
Ladder wasn’t built by me just refinished to match. Ladder and hardware came from a great guy that knows his library ladders and is very reasonable on price and shipping if anyone is looking for one. “artslumo” on eBay *updated with top sections in place, client decided to wrap the rest of the room before I even got the tools put up…more to come I guess

-- Jeff, Missouri,

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#2 posted 05-16-2017 02:49 AM

Beautiful, how did you end up finishing that oak?

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#3 posted 05-16-2017 03:01 AM

It is a custom mixed stain that was then blended with some extra black till the client was happy. Truely custom.. if I had to compare it’s a blacker Jacobean color. Poly over that.

-- Jeff, Missouri,

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#4 posted 05-16-2017 04:45 PM

A beautiful library. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#5 posted 05-16-2017 05:29 PM

Very nice!

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#6 posted 07-03-2017 10:52 PM

Updated some more photos on this and will be adding to the room this fall with more updates to come.

-- Jeff, Missouri,

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