Beetle Kill Pine Bookcase & Storage Cabinet

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Project by RockyBlue posted 08-10-2011 04:44 AM 4906 views 8 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The two stand 7’ tall and are each 32 wide. The shelves inside the cabinet are fixed and the upper bookshelf ones are on 1/4” pins by way of a Rockler jig. The doors are raised panel, done on my table saw, with cup style euro hinges. The T&G used on the case backs I had milled by fellow LJ’s at Mountain Heart Woodworks. Finish is Watco natural , however I did not put any inside the cabinets since I will be storing clothing behind the doors. The pair will go in our bedroom, one for me and one for the wife.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother.

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#1 posted 08-10-2011 05:07 AM

This is definitely one of my favourite pieces of the beetle kill furniture I’ve seen from you!

-- Lis - Michigan - -

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#2 posted 08-10-2011 09:30 AM

very nice man.

-- I came, I was conquered, I was born again. ἵνα ὦσιν ἓν

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#3 posted 08-10-2011 11:43 AM

Great work just love the wood and its color!

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

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#4 posted 08-10-2011 03:13 PM

Very nice!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 08-10-2011 03:17 PM

It’s beautiful. Thanks for posting and giving inspiration. I’ve got a lot of “beetle pine” U.P. here.

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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