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Project by MarkRhodes posted 10-04-2012 04:44 PM 1816 views 17 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Oak bookcase, with lots of angles. Fairly straight forward, but the centre section proved harder than I thought.

-- All the best Mark, http://markrhodesfurniture.co.uk/





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L3Woodworks

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#1 posted 10-04-2012 04:57 PM

Quite impressive. Whatever difficulties you may have had, you overcame them quite well.

-- We are all just one moment of arrogance away from disaster

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#2 posted 10-04-2012 05:01 PM

Excellent job.

-- Chris K

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#3 posted 10-04-2012 06:28 PM

Nice job! Keep up the good work!

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#4 posted 10-04-2012 06:58 PM

Great job—really like the interest the center section creates.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#5 posted 10-04-2012 07:11 PM

Very nice Mark. That is a lot of Oak. Were able to utilize veneer ply on the shelves to help control costs?

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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#6 posted 10-04-2012 07:24 PM

Well done. Nice and tight anlges…. A+

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

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MarkRhodes

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#7 posted 10-04-2012 07:32 PM

Thank you, I used birch faced ply, two layers laminated together for all of the shelves. The client wanted to keep costs down as much as possible, and they will be 99% covered with books.

-- All the best Mark, http://markrhodesfurniture.co.uk/

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MarkTheFiddler

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#8 posted 10-04-2012 10:14 PM

Hey Mark. That is one heck of a nice bookcase. Well done!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#9 posted 10-04-2012 10:20 PM

That is very nice looking.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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#10 posted 10-04-2012 10:51 PM

very nice details. Just to get an idea, if it’s not too indelicate, how much did you charge for that project ?.

-- Johnny Boy

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#11 posted 10-05-2012 12:00 AM

Mr Rhodes, absolutely beautiful work.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#12 posted 10-05-2012 01:24 AM

Again, thank you. This was a little over £3000 Sebastien.

-- All the best Mark, http://markrhodesfurniture.co.uk/

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#13 posted 10-05-2012 11:37 AM

Nice work, is the brich ply not more expensive than the mdf oak ? its about €60 a sheet here in Ireland just slightly more than the oak sheets, but the ply does make for a more stable shelf. Are they screwed on or resting on pins.

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#14 posted 10-05-2012 01:03 PM

Well done ! Very interesting design and excellent miters on the top molding : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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MarkRhodes

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#15 posted 10-05-2012 04:33 PM

I wouldn’t use MDF for shelves, which is why I used the Birch. Just my opinion, but MDF should not be used for shelving, it has a tendency to sag.

-- All the best Mark, http://markrhodesfurniture.co.uk/

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