Children's bookshelf

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Project by NewPickeringWdWrkr posted 1413 days ago 1533 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Needed a place for my daughter’s books. I wanted something that she could take with her when she grows up.

Made from Walnut. 32” wide and high. Back is ship-lap. No plywood here!

Finish details:
1 lb cut of shellac seal coat
1-2 coats of stain to match all of the different shorts I had
2 coats of 1lb shellac

Introduced my daughter to it today and she seemed pleased (in her 7 month old way).

That’s all that matters to me :)

Inspiration for design by Matt Vanderlist episode 284

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs

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#1 posted 1413 days ago

Very nice looking shelf, love the walnut finish. Very nice.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#2 posted 1413 days ago

Great job – nice design!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 1410 days ago

Nice work Mike…I’m jealous, stuck building plywood laundry cabinets for now…can’t wait to get into something like this using real wood, especially something for the family.

-- Ian - Life's a game, if you don't play, you can't win.

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#4 posted 1409 days ago

Thanks for your comments.

Ian, does that make us even seeing as I was jealous for your being able to go to WIA? :-P

-- Mike - Antero's Urban Wood Designs

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