Quartersawn book cases!!

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Project by RichinsCarpentry posted 05-08-2012 12:21 AM 1561 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A little book case job I installed on Friday. I’m really enjoying working with quartersawn oak. So much character!!

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#1 posted 05-08-2012 12:27 AM

that looks great. nice, clean, and tight. how did you mount to the wall?

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#2 posted 05-08-2012 12:38 AM

Chase board behind, screwed to the wall and then the cabinets were attached to it.

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#3 posted 05-08-2012 02:51 AM

Nice, I agree quartersawn Oak is beautiful.

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

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#4 posted 05-08-2012 09:44 AM

Well done, wood looks great, very clean lines!

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

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#5 posted 05-09-2012 03:14 AM

Looks great! What type of finish is that?

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#6 posted 10-17-2013 12:39 AM


-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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#7 posted 10-17-2013 01:08 AM

A solid and substantial project. I have about 400 b.f. of white oak in the shop I can’t wait to tear into.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#8 posted 01-10-2014 02:08 AM

It is a Conversion varnish. 3 coats.Sherwin Williams :)

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