Custom shelving

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This was the first of six projects I made for a co-worker. The shelves were custom fit to dress up an annoying corner in an old home. The base had to be scribed to the floor which sloped almost 2 inches in that short span. This was all made of white oak stained with an English brown oak poly stain. The base was back cut to allow for the relatively tight curves.

-- Dave Gale, Grover, NC

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#1 posted 1161 days ago

i bet the co-worker was more than pleased with this one, nice job with the curves

-- Larry, North Carolina

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#2 posted 1161 days ago

That is very cool
well done

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - --

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#3 posted 1160 days ago

Yup that’s custom!

Nice job.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#4 posted 1160 days ago

That’s nice! The 2” slope is amazing.

-- Randy Morter, Phoenix, AZ

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#5 posted 1160 days ago


You did a fine job on a very difficult built-in. Thanks for sharing.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#6 posted 1158 days ago

rounding the corners was a great idea in this heavy traffic area.
Nice flow for a difficult area to work with.

At first I thought having a stained back veneer would have been nice but that might make it too dark.
They just need to add a little color to the walls. IMO – White is only for ceilings.

Good job.

-- mark

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#7 posted 714 days ago

Rather than such type of use…plant a tree for your love one…it will be fruitful and permanent too…

by, memorial urns

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#8 posted 713 days ago

Very nice.
This is the kind of job I always get. Something I’ve never done before, that will never be repeated. One off.
I hope you charged enough.

-- Sam Hamory - The project is never finished until its "finished"!

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