family tree poho album book case

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Project by jason64 posted 04-15-2012 02:45 AM 1556 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife wanted a book case to put photo album in and I didnt want a plane book case, so this is what I came up with. to make this I made 8 pices with the branches matchingfor the shelf and the ends being randum. Then I put a spacer strip between every layer, and sanded for hours with a belt sander. In hind sight I should have done a layer at a time and then router them to match then go on to the next layer. I think this would be faster. The paint on this dose look more like bark in person.

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#1 posted 04-15-2012 04:08 AM

like the design…thinking outside the box

-- If your not supposed to have hair on your face......why does it grow their

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#2 posted 04-15-2012 05:27 AM

nice work. I have a similar plan for a tree book case one day.

hope the wife likes it.

-- Things of the greatest worth are from the Earth. If you tell yourself that something is "close enough" it is it again.

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#3 posted 04-15-2012 12:57 PM

Your design is inspired, very much “not plain”! Very nice original piece, love the tree basis.
...and FWIW, great traffic signal in your shop, too!

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#4 posted 04-15-2012 02:01 PM

Thanks the wife dose like it and she also likes the working trafic lt.

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#5 posted 04-15-2012 03:02 PM

Fantastic, uber cool design and it really turned out great

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#6 posted 04-15-2012 03:19 PM

Man that is different. Which is a good thing. Great work, a one of a kind.

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

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#7 posted 04-15-2012 04:17 PM

That is really thinking outside the box. A great innovative design as well as super craftsmanship.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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