Enchanted Bookcase

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Project by BryanatWoodstock posted 11-02-2012 10:02 AM 2040 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My version of one Daughter seen online. Built for our 9 yr old Granddaughter. Made from 5/4 ash, oak ply back. Drew up a full size paper plan. I started this a week before christmas 2011. Fun project to make.

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#1 posted 11-02-2012 10:25 AM

Love the design. Beautiful construction. Granddaughter looks pretty happy with you as well!

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

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#2 posted 11-02-2012 10:31 AM

Wow, that really is a nice design!

-- Jeff, from Oregon but living in Southern Germany

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#3 posted 11-02-2012 11:01 AM

Nice bookcase! I see that you even turned the legs. Lots of work but worth it judging from the smile in the young lady. Granddaughters do that to you.

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#4 posted 11-02-2012 11:24 AM

Very nicely done. I’m sure this was a very gratifying project as evidenced by the smile on the charming, little girl’s face!

-- 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 11-02-2012 01:12 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks. Very nice bookcase for a very beautiful grandaughter, glad to see that I am not the
only one that likes to make projects for them, but lookout for those big eyed great grandaughters, they really
make you into an old softy. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#6 posted 11-02-2012 04:01 PM

Something she’ll treasure for a lifetime…very nice work

-- "The more we think we know about, the greater the unknown." Neil Peart

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#7 posted 11-02-2012 09:55 PM

Ah, it is Ash so you must have cut the scroll work with a BS. I managed to use my 16” scroll saw on Soft Maple, but when trying the same with White Ash my poor old scroll saw was not up for the job! Very nice!

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

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#8 posted 11-02-2012 11:07 PM

I cheated, bought that hand carved oak accent from Lee Valley

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#9 posted 11-03-2012 03:34 AM

Interesting design. Nice change from the standard bookcase.

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#10 posted 11-03-2012 05:29 AM

Something special for someone special .cool design and super looking bookshelf.

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 11-04-2012 01:55 AM

That looks great!

-- - Paul, Flower Mound,TX

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