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Incra "Sliding Dovetail Bookstand"

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Project by sonnyr posted 12-24-2012 02:30 AM 3612 views 10 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This “Sliding Dovetail Bookstand” was taken from Incra’s “Projects & Techniques” book by Perry McDaniel. The base is 7” X 20” and the bookends are 6” X 7”. It was made to match a trinket box that was previously made for my mother. The project was constructed using curley maple and purple heart. The finish is 4 coats of Watco Danish oil, sanded to 600.
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#1 posted 12-24-2012 02:39 AM

great idea!!!

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#2 posted 12-24-2012 03:09 AM

Nicely done! Why didn’t I think of that?

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#3 posted 12-24-2012 04:12 AM

Awesome job!

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#4 posted 12-24-2012 04:21 AM

Cool design and neat build.

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#5 posted 12-24-2012 07:38 AM

Very interesting design. That must have required some seriously accurate routes.

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#6 posted 12-24-2012 02:05 PM

Now i really like this one, gotta learn my dove tail jig more gooder

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#7 posted 12-24-2012 03:10 PM

bobasauras—I have to make sure that I don’t sound like an ad for Incra, but their positioners are really accurate and easy to use. The “Project & Techniques” book is great.
Thank you for the responses.

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#8 posted 12-24-2012 04:36 PM

great engineering. im sure that people are quite intrigued by this.

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#9 posted 12-28-2012 04:18 AM

Well done Sonnyr, very clever idea.

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