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Project by surfdude posted 05-12-2008 04:27 PM 1175 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mother of invention equals design.
With a mountain of books needing a home, I put together this book case for the home office.
48×33 x 15. Fixed middle shelf, red oak home made moldings. Perfect for the home office with big heavy art books. Finished with a red oak and several coats of wipe on poly. Nice and solid.

-- surfdude





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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 05-12-2008 05:11 PM

This is not only a functional piece but it is also a beautiful one too. It would compliment any home’s decor.

The trim on it looks pretty good as well.

Well done. Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 05-12-2008 05:42 PM

Nice book case, this finish looks like it turned out really nice aswell.

-- www.woodshopdude.com

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#3 posted 05-12-2008 09:48 PM

Looks very nice to me.! Great job.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#4 posted 05-12-2008 09:49 PM

Really nice looking case.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 05-13-2008 01:41 AM

well done. I’d give it a 5 star rating myself. I do like the narrower risers. makes feel of the panel stand out more.

-- JJohn

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#6 posted 05-13-2008 05:34 PM

Great Job, it looks very strong.

-- Billp

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#7 posted 05-14-2008 03:15 AM

good looking project

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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