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I made this Book Case for one of my sisters ( I have 5 of them ) The wood is Birch, finished it with American Oak gel stain and the top coat is with urethane I,m not sure why the bottom drawers are lighter than the rest. I know birch and maple are close But do they stain different ?

-- I started off with nothing I have most of it left





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 1259 days ago

Nice job Norm, only 4 to go ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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slimt

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#2 posted 1259 days ago

It looks great the way it is a nice contrast looks great . Now for your other sisters.

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HawkDriver

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#3 posted 1259 days ago

I agree with slim. The contrast is just enough to grab some attention. Looks great!!

-- Patrick, Helicopters don't fly. They beat the air into submission.

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saddletramp

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#4 posted 1259 days ago

It looks like you planned it that way. LOL
It’s beautiful.

-- ♫♪♪♫♫ Saddletramp, saddletramp, I'm as free as the breeze and I ride where I please, saddletramp ♪♪♪♫♪ ...... Bob W....NW Michigan (Traverse City area)

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Manitario

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#5 posted 1259 days ago

looks great, way better than if the drawers had turned out the same colour.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

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Dan Hux

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#6 posted 1258 days ago

I think I’d just hush,,and tell everyone I did that on purpose..LOL..it does look great though

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#7 posted 1258 days ago

I never would have admitted I didn’t know what I was doing. Let them figure it out for themselves ;-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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therookie

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#8 posted 1258 days ago

keep up the good work Norm

-- http://aewoodworks.webs.com

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Stormin

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#9 posted 1258 days ago

Thanks for the comments OK i did it on purpose Ha ha

-- I started off with nothing I have most of it left

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missingdigitworkshop

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#10 posted 1258 days ago

Looks good. I really like the drawers.

-- Do not be discouraged by those who don't. Be inspired by those who do.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#11 posted 1258 days ago

Nice bookcase.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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therookie

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#12 posted 1258 days ago

Just out of curiosity, what is the thickness on the shelves?

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Stormin

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#13 posted 1258 days ago

The Top is 3/4” plywood the others are 1/2”

-- I started off with nothing I have most of it left

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Jras

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#14 posted 1256 days ago

I like the color. Great looking shelf.

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