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Minimalist Maple, Liptus, and iron book shelves

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Project by ZED posted 654 days ago 1056 views 5 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife and I saw this idea a year ago as a “weekend” project that we thought looked easy and simple or “minimalist”. However, I thought this would be a great opportunity to practice joinery. So it took more than a weekend. There is one large maple slab that I thought looked great and then three other hybrid maple and liptus boards. I framed the primary boards with the alternate species and used biscuits, dominos, dowels, or routed the pieces to gain more surface area for gluing. Lacquered, and installed. It took me a little more than a weekend but I learned a lot and now we have some simple yet elegant shelves in our living room. Thanks for looking.

-- A good craftsman is able to make it work with the tools he has, I still need more tools





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 653 days ago

Nice project. it turned out very well!! Thanks for sharing…............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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ZED

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#2 posted 649 days ago

Thanks for the feedback Jim

-- A good craftsman is able to make it work with the tools he has, I still need more tools

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