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Project by timothyee posted 04-21-2012 09:52 PM 2496 views 11 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a book shelf I built for my office. It took me about 2 months to build because of everything that kept coming up to keep me from working on it. I was so glad to finally finish. My son helped me move it to my office last night at 10 p.m. Sorry about the “side ways” pics. I rotated before down loading, but when loaded they reverted back to thier old selves. Umm, might be a lesson their. Anyway, the idea came from the September 2011 issue of WOOD magazine with a few changes due to not having the right router bit, needing a little bigger size, and etc. Thanks for looking.

-- timothyee, Florida,

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#1 posted 04-22-2012 01:52 AM

just hqad to twist my neck! How many hours in the build? Did you dado the slots for the shelves?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#2 posted 04-22-2012 03:22 AM

Sorry about the neck Doc! I can’t really say on the time/hours, because I had to stop and start so many times, but I would guess it could be done in a couple of days not counting the wait time inbetween the staining and polyuerathane. Yes I did use dados. I was going to put a 1/4 back but decided against because of the money.

-- timothyee, Florida,

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#3 posted 04-22-2012 11:52 AM

Very nice one.
To DocSavage45> just flip your lappy and do not twist you neck! ha ha ha

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 04-22-2012 03:44 PM

Great looking project

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 04-22-2012 09:13 PM

I made this same piece, with many of the same changes…It was a fun build. Yours looks great!

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#6 posted 04-23-2012 02:14 AM

Nice bookcase!

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