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Project by Thinman posted 1170 days ago 1557 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a simple book case I spotted on Fine woodworking.com. I stretched the dimensions to suit me and Viola, I’ve got what I feel is a dandy bookcase.
The wood is African Mahogany, the plugs are Black Walnut and the back is luan plywood.
It is finished with MANY coats of Teak oil and three coats of wipe on poly.

-- Jeff





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jeff

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#1 posted 1170 days ago

nicely done,i like the grain pattern…

-- Jeff,Tucson,Az.

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CharlieM1958

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#2 posted 1170 days ago

Sometimes you just can’t beat good wood and a clean, simple design to show it off.

Nice job!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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helluvawreck

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#3 posted 1170 days ago

It’s very nicely done and looks great. As a matter of fact, I wish I had three of them right now. I have two large bookcases in my study right now that I made for my daughter but I have been using them for a couple of years and she is getting them back this weekend. I don’t have time to make bookcases right now because I’m working on my wood carving and cannot stop. I’m not sure what I’m going to do with all of my books.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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twobyfour16

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#4 posted 1162 days ago

Looks great Jeff.

-- Allan, Portland, OR

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