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This shelf I made from pear and finished with wood oil and 2 coats of lacquer. It’s was build for another person so I cant show how it’s look hanged on the wall.
Aug 09, 2012
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#1 posted 08-08-2012 05:48 PM
Very cool. How did you make the end-grain to long-grain joints?
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#2 posted 08-08-2012 06:41 PM
Here’s the original: http://www.childmode.com/2011/03/20/the-tree-branch-bookshelf/
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#3 posted 08-08-2012 08:19 PM
-- " 'woodworker'.....it's a good word, an honest word." - Sam Maloof
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#4 posted 08-08-2012 08:23 PM
Looks good. I think I like your version a little better.
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#5 posted 08-08-2012 09:56 PM
It looks great.
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#6 posted 08-09-2012 02:59 AM
I am currently building a shelf like this, slightly modified design but same inspiration. How are you hanging it? I was thinking of using mostly an internal cleat.
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#7 posted 08-09-2012 08:43 AM
Very cool design, I like the way it grows out fo the wall.
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
#8 posted 08-09-2012 03:55 PM
Thank you for all comments. I see that BinghamtonEd asked me how I join end-grain to long-grain and powdernine asked me how I hanged this shelf, it will be hard to explain in english because I’m from Lithuanian but I try. So joints are very simple to make. In both sides with router I make grooves fill them with woodglue and put in that groove a plywood so all joints are maked this way. Now about hanging. In store I bought a three small metal sheets with holes. With glue and woodscrews I atteched them to shelf and then I drill a three holes into the wood. Then another screews goes into the wall and shellf monting on thes screws. I hop you understand what I want to tell.
#9 posted 08-09-2012 03:59 PM
Good description of the joint. You speak English well. What you’ve described is a spline joint.
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#10 posted 08-09-2012 05:38 PM
Just like Krunoslav’s http://lumberjocks.com/projects/68016
But I like the your darker wood better :-)
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#11 posted 08-10-2012 02:53 PM
Very cool. Similar to another not to long ago. This design is really creative, I hope if/when you make another one you share your techniques in more detail with pics. Sounds from your description that you used floating tenons. I think I’d like to make this but I will cheat and make a hollow skeleton.
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