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Project by G_Bishop posted 03-18-2012 07:24 PM 1360 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Project I seen in a woodsmith magazine several years ago. Finally got a chance to build this one.

-- ---- Jack of all Trades, Master of None ----

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#1 posted 03-18-2012 07:48 PM

Congrats! nice job.

-- John, Phoenix-AZ

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#2 posted 03-18-2012 08:19 PM

I remember the project well. Very nice job on it. Did you find the plans run true? For Woodsmith and Shopnotes I’ve never had a problem. Have with some of the others. I’ve gotten to the point though that I usually pick the larger components and put together then measure to make sure the others will be ok. No sense in surprises or wasted materials. Thanks for sharing.

-- • "I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm."....... Calvin Coolidge

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#3 posted 03-18-2012 08:29 PM

I don’t think I have ever ran with the plans as is. I mainly use them as a guide. As in this project. I changed the dimensions to fit better in the target space and I made the drawers out of hard maple and dovetailed them.

-- ---- Jack of all Trades, Master of None ----

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#4 posted 03-18-2012 10:43 PM

very beautiful bookcases

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

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#5 posted 03-19-2012 12:22 AM

You have real talent, great projects

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 03-19-2012 01:11 AM

Great project, the color is beautiful as is the entire construction.

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

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#7 posted 03-19-2012 02:52 AM

Another great looking project. I really like your work. there are some really talented guys on this site.You encluded. Is this for a customer or yourself. I can’t tell from the single photo to much but it looks like oak with a redwood stain. Do you spray or wipe on finish.

-- Denis in Grande Prairie. Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mistery, but today is a gift. That is why it is called the present.....Pink !

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#8 posted 03-19-2012 09:17 AM

This was for a customer and yes, it is oak. I wiped this stain on. I think I used Cabot Cherry stain on this one. I brushed three coats of poly on it.

-- ---- Jack of all Trades, Master of None ----

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#9 posted 03-19-2012 11:06 AM

You did a wonderful job on these. They are very nice.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 03-19-2012 01:00 PM

Beautiful, great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#11 posted 03-19-2012 03:48 PM

Fantastic. Love it!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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