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Project by janice posted 1241 days ago 1326 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Not much to say about this. Another piece of simply made furniture. The only kind I know how to build. But getting to learn those raised panels. I still haven’t made those on my own yet, I had the help from my husband for the drawer fronts. The shelves and face frames were all attached with dowels.
This is going to be used near my paint stand I recently posted for my painting books and supplies. Can’t wait to get organized!

-- Janice





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BarbS

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#1 posted 1240 days ago

Lots to say! You did a beautiful job on this!

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patron

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#2 posted 1240 days ago

exelent build janice

very attractive

good to see you WW again

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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NBeener

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#3 posted 1240 days ago

”Not much to say about this.”

Yeah.

I don’t have much to say about this, either, except … it’s absolutely beautiful.

Fantastic job !!

-- -- Neil

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rsladdwoodworks

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#4 posted 1240 days ago

It to bad you have to book on somting this niece

-- Robert Laddusaw and no I am not smarter then a fifth grader ( and no I canot spell so if it is a problem don't read it ))

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HarleySoftailDeuce

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#5 posted 1240 days ago

Very nice job Janice!
Those raised panels look great! Can’t wait to see your next piece. I like the finish too!

-- Paul, Bristol,Rhode Island

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janice

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#6 posted 1240 days ago

Thanks guys. The finish is Milk Paint again and I love the acrycilc poly. It dries so fast and looks so soft. I use it on the rugs I paint too because it’s more flexibal.
Robert, I really don’t have that many books to put on it. They probably won’t even fill 1 shelf. Mostly needed the drawers and room to grow alittle if I need to with the books.

-- Janice

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Vicki

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#7 posted 1240 days ago

That’s a wonderful build. You added a lot of nice features. Bead board, dentil molding, milk paint. It’s more elegant than simple.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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wiswood2

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#8 posted 1240 days ago

very nice job keep it up.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 1240 days ago

I like the bookcase, how tall and how wide it is?

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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lightweightladylefty

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#10 posted 1240 days ago

Janice,

You certainly are turning out some nice pieces. This one looks great, too! Keep it up!

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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Bob Kollman

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#11 posted 1240 days ago

Looks good, pine bead board makes for a nice country look

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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janice

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#12 posted 1239 days ago

Thanks guys. It’s for my basement in a tight area with drop ceilings. So it’s 26 inches wide 67 inches tall.

-- Janice

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shopmania

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#13 posted 1239 days ago

Janice, Really NICE looking piece! You did a really nice job there, very classy! Don’t be so modest!

-- Tim, Myrtle Beach, DrTim@ONeillChiro.com- Just one more tool, that's all I need! :)

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3Gwoodguy

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#14 posted 1238 days ago

Janice, I’m a big fan of the stain color choices. I love the contrast. Great work!

-- "The beatings will continue until moral improves" -- Bart Ridings, Illinois

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rivergirl

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#15 posted 1217 days ago

This is a beautiful piece! Wonderful job on this! I like making the simple pine furniture – the finishing is the best part. So fun!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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