Bookcase Made from Poplar

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Bookcase Made from Poplar.

-- Aaron

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#1 posted 1127 days ago

Looks great; I like poplar, maybe it is just the supply where I live, but it has a unique greenish tint to it which I haven’t seen in other woods.

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

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#2 posted 1127 days ago

Very nice piece.
You put it together before you applied stain/finish, how did you do that?

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 1127 days ago

Great bookcase. I haven’t tried using poplar to much well done.

Welcome to LJ’s as well!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 1126 days ago

I like poplar it can be stained to look like many different woods.

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#5 posted 1126 days ago

What techniques/products did you use to stain the poplar?

-- Brian - Belmont, Massachusetts

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#6 posted 1126 days ago

Looks great, nice job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 1126 days ago

Nice work on the book case. Curious how did you do the sides. They look like panels but inside the case it looks solid the whole way down. Nice finish on that. I really like the look.

-- Russ

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#8 posted 1126 days ago

@brianl: You know, it’s been so long since I made it, I don’t remember how I finished it. I’m new to Lumberjocks and just posting pics of old work :)

@Russ: The sides are solid panels. I cut dadoes to hold the shelves and since I didn’t have clamps long enough to clamp it all up, I screwed through the sides, through the dadoes, into the shelves. I then applied the horizontal pieces to the outside.

-- Aaron

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