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This is the first project I ever built, as part of a woodworking class I took about eight years ago. It’s made from walnut and ash, with a wipe-on poly finish.
-- Bob, Oak Park Il, OakParkWoodworker.com
May 09, 2008
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#1 posted 05-09-2008 05:43 PM
Pretty nice. I like to wood combination.
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#2 posted 05-09-2008 05:50 PM
Unique and useful, two of my favoriite qualities. Nice work, thanks for sharing.
-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX
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#3 posted 05-09-2008 06:01 PM
This is a nice project. The walnut and ash work well together and I like the pegged tenons.
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
#4 posted 05-09-2008 06:05 PM
Thanks for the compliments. Once nice thing about this design is it can be shipped flat, so makes a good gift.
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#5 posted 05-09-2008 06:07 PM
Thanks for the post
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#6 posted 05-09-2008 06:20 PM
Very nice work on the bookcase.
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#7 posted 05-09-2008 06:41 PM
Good job Bob.
This is a good project, as I have a few of these in my home but never stopped to think of making one.
-- Kirk H. -- http://www.kjwoodworking.com
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#8 posted 05-09-2008 08:36 PM
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#9 posted 05-10-2008 01:33 AM
Very nice Bob. It looks like this design allows for one adjustable side for a varying number of books. Is that right?
-- Martin, Kansas
#10 posted 05-10-2008 01:43 AM
Yes, exactly. I’m not sure where my instructor got the design (I think it came from a magazine) but it’s very clever.
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#11 posted 05-10-2008 04:18 AM
Very nice design, nice wood colors also. mike
-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -
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#12 posted 05-10-2008 05:14 AM
Really nice design and work. Great project.
-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com
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#13 posted 05-10-2008 01:33 PM
great choose of woods. Nice job.
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#14 posted 05-10-2008 02:59 PM
That would be at-home anywhere in the house or shop. Great build.
-- so much wood, so little time. Bradford. Wood-a-holics unanimous president
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#15 posted 05-10-2008 04:49 PM
Nicely done – I like the width of it and the mixed woods. When I made mine it was too narrow so doesn’t support large books too well – yours looks like it will.
-- Phil in British Columbia
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