Bookcase / Hall Tree??

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Project by 7Kcraftsman posted 12-23-2007 07:15 AM 3290 views 2 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bookcase/hall tree for a clients home in the Rocky Mountains. It is entirely made of Alder and has a glazed finish. you can read more at


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#1 posted 12-23-2007 07:41 AM

John – I’d say you’re doing your father proud! That’s a nice piece of furniture.

-- "Our past judges our present." JFK - 1962; American Heritage Magazine

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#2 posted 12-23-2007 03:20 PM

It sure is nice, looks real warm. I worked with alder a little and I liked it. There is no way I would consider you an armature with wood.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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#3 posted 12-23-2007 03:27 PM

Nicely done & good choice of wood! Fits perfectly with it’s surrounds.

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#4 posted 12-23-2007 04:23 PM

Wonderful! – I love the design! – your plan?, I agree with gbvinc – fits perfectly.

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#5 posted 12-23-2007 04:32 PM

very nice work john . ive never worked with alder but it sure is pretty . happy hollidays

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#6 posted 12-23-2007 10:47 PM

Really beautiful John. Looks like it has always been a part of the house. Wonderful piece of woodworking.

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#7 posted 12-23-2007 10:56 PM

great project posting … nice finish

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#8 posted 12-24-2007 12:25 AM

Very nice cabinet. Looks like lots of fine woodwork in its surroundings.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#9 posted 12-24-2007 04:15 AM

That piece says ” its nice to be home”...well done Blkcherry

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#10 posted 03-30-2008 03:52 AM

nice job

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#11 posted 03-30-2008 07:11 AM

I missed this one the first time. Great finish.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#12 posted 03-30-2008 11:07 AM

This looks great and it fits the decor of the surroundings.

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#13 posted 03-30-2008 01:32 PM


This is a gorgeous bookcase. The beading and trimwork really make this an outstanding piece of furniture.

Nice job.

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