Library Bookcase and Media Cabinet

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Project by Todd Adair posted 01-23-2012 08:43 PM 4441 views 10 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a set of library cabinets that I built for a customer in a basement that I was remodeling. Nothing fancy. I used all southern yellow pine and finished it with a dark waterbased stain and three coats of poly. Sprayed all the finish on with my HVLP and it turned out great. I also built a bar cabinet in the same basement that was featured in an earlier post of mine. Ended up being about 55 linear feet of cabinetry. Took me about 2 months to do the whole thing by myself. Used the Kreg jig to do the face install on all the cabinets. Love my Kreg jig.

-- Todd Adair, Suwanee, Ga.

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#1 posted 01-23-2012 08:52 PM

NICE. great job.

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#2 posted 01-23-2012 08:57 PM

Beautiful work a great looking media center and book case combo.

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#3 posted 01-23-2012 11:08 PM

I’m impressed….........I wish I had the patience to tackle a job like that!

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#4 posted 01-23-2012 11:17 PM

Nice job Todd. Well proportioned and a great looking job on the finish too. Thanks for sharing.

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#5 posted 01-24-2012 01:36 AM

Wow what a room, just grand

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 01-24-2012 02:26 AM

Looks great!

I’m interested in an HVLP system. Any advice?

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#7 posted 01-24-2012 03:24 AM

Nice work!

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#8 posted 01-24-2012 06:39 AM


That looks fabulous! It’s hard to believe it’s pine. Thanks for sharing.


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#9 posted 01-24-2012 07:40 AM

Looks great!

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#10 posted 01-24-2012 09:13 AM

I’ve never seen pine look so good. Very well done.

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#11 posted 06-19-2013 10:55 PM

This is super. I want to do a spare bedrooms wall similar to this… o these days. :)

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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