My first project

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Project by Gary777 posted 04-19-2011 12:56 AM 975 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is nothing fancy, I made a set of classic bookcases out of pine, I learned all about splotching on this project and now know what sealer is for.

-- Gary - Carson City, NV - "Every man looks upon his wood pile with a sort of affection." — Henry David Thoreau

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#1 posted 04-19-2011 01:06 AM

Hey Gary Welcome to LJs
This is one outstanding first project, beautiful.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 04-19-2011 02:33 AM

That really is a nice first project,Pine is real bad for the spotches it still looks nice welcome to lj i think you will enjoy it.


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#3 posted 04-19-2011 03:12 AM

Nice work Gary, looks to nice for a first project. Your off to a great start. Nice to have you part of the gang hear at LJ’S

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#4 posted 04-19-2011 02:23 PM

Welcome to the club Gary. Well done first project, very similar to my first project. You’re gonan enjoy it here.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#5 posted 04-19-2011 03:49 PM

looks great,well done

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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#6 posted 04-19-2011 05:52 PM

Welcome Gary. Nice work on the bookcases. We look forward to seeing more of your work as well as learning more about your woodworking journey.

-- Doug - Make an effort to live by the slogan "We try harder"

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