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Project by JohnnyB posted 759 days ago 1905 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This version of Limbert’s #357 bookcase is in cherry. I scaled the measurements from photos found on the internet. Finish is shellac on the interior and top, Tried and True linseed on the rest. I used Liberon Georgian Mahogany colored wax to try to even out the color of some of the lighter pieces, and followed with Johnson’s paste wax over all. Finding appropriate hardware was a problem. I used Jax Brown/Black potion to make the fake antique finish on the drop pull and backing plate look less fake.

-- JohnnyB - - Sometimes determination can substitute for skill.





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TomTinkerSum

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#1 posted 759 days ago

Beautiful piece JonnyB!!

-- If a woodchuck could chuck wood, he's probably not a Lumberjock --

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#2 posted 759 days ago

looks great

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ShaneA

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#3 posted 759 days ago

Really well done, it looks amazing.

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#4 posted 759 days ago

What a graceful and eye catching piece. The hardware is perfect. I like this a lot.

-- Kay - Just a girl who loves wood.

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sras

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#5 posted 759 days ago

You did a great job on this! Very nice.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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Woodbridge

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#6 posted 759 days ago

That is a fabulous looking book case. You’ve done a great job reproducing it. It looks just like the original.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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