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Project by cblak posted 03-17-2012 11:14 PM 2455 views 27 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bookcase was my first design that incorporated stained glass. The branches are solid solder with a black patina. I used SOSS invisible hinges for the doors.

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#1 posted 03-17-2012 11:15 PM

Grand, awesome, spectacular

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#2 posted 03-17-2012 11:26 PM

Oh my. How very Artistic! That is one beautiful piece of furniture. What are its dimensions? And the interior… spaced shelves or something else?

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#3 posted 03-18-2012 12:01 AM

this is very awesome! really like the branches. nicely done door pulls also. very, very kool

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#4 posted 03-18-2012 12:02 AM

Looks like everything you have done appeals to me. This is stunning! Something I would like to have in my home.

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#5 posted 03-18-2012 12:18 AM

Wow, thanks for the comments guys! The dimensions are 34X 75. there are 4 adjustable shelves.

-- Ten seconds of patience, Ten years of peace.

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#6 posted 03-18-2012 12:42 AM

ditto on stunning. cannot say any more than very very well done.

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#7 posted 03-18-2012 03:43 AM

An absolutely fantastic piece of work! Amazing. Really. It’s being favorited, someday I hope to be able to build such a beauty. Again, Wow…

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#8 posted 03-18-2012 04:44 AM

Chadwick,

Your bookcase is outstanding. Did you do the glass work too? Thanks for sharing and welcome to LJs.

L/W

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#9 posted 03-18-2012 12:13 PM

Is it an illusion from the picture angle or is there a suttle/gentle taper on the front corner posts near the bottoms? Very impressive.

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#10 posted 03-18-2012 12:24 PM

totally impressive build. i want to go make one right now..Totally my kind of furniture & look.

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#11 posted 03-18-2012 12:26 PM

I forgot to ask..what wood is this?

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#12 posted 03-18-2012 01:18 PM

‘I forgot to ask..what wood is this?’

The title says wanut,but I’m fairly certain it’s walnut.

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#13 posted 03-18-2012 01:35 PM

great bookcase. it is very elegant.

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#14 posted 03-18-2012 01:45 PM

What a beautiful closet.
Really rich on detais, lovely craft.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#15 posted 03-18-2012 03:17 PM

Wow
A beautiful piece cblak

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