Steppe Bookshelves

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Project by Russell posted 02-28-2012 05:44 PM 1538 views 3 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A hardwood bookshelf that I built for a friend. The front supports are connected to the main shelves by box joints that are held in by friction. The Back supports are connected to the main shelves by hand tightened bolts. The Bookshelves are easily disassembled, and assembly takes less than three minutes. I could also climb on the bookshelves if need be; a little creaky but the shelves definitely hold my 180 pounds.


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#1 posted 02-28-2012 05:56 PM

Very nicely done, and strong to hold 180#’s. nice shelfes.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#2 posted 02-28-2012 10:38 PM

Cool design, nice piece

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#3 posted 02-29-2012 02:50 AM

Nice design, is that purple heart you used for the supports?

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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#4 posted 04-12-2017 11:50 AM

This project is very nice and practical. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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