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Project by BobO posted 10-30-2010 07:09 PM 1459 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bookcase I recently completed for a client. Nothing too fancy here. The real challenge came when the client requested that I make the bookcase 4’ wide. In order to prevent sagging I had to divide the lower section into three compartments, 2 closed cabinets with fixed shelves and the middle section is open with an adjustable shelf. To prevent sagging shelves in the top section I ran a support up the back of the cabinet and used rabbets to affix the fronts of the shelves. The client picked the color for the stain and I finished it with 4 coats of 1.5lb cut shellac sprayed on with an HVLP gun. Thanks for looking. Please post any questions. Final Dimensions of the case are 4 foot wide, 6 foot tall, and 16 inches deep.

-- i swear i just had that f*#$ing pencil a second ago!





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OregonBurls

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#1 posted 10-30-2010 07:42 PM

Nice book shelf. I am sure it is a heavy one. thanks for sharing!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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Bob Kollman

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#2 posted 10-31-2010 09:41 PM

Nice work, I like the design.

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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