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This bookcase is solid oak construction includes mortice and tennons, biscuits, and pocket screws. i made it to hold my wood working books.
-- Lumberdog.. Morley, Michigan
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#1 posted 12-28-2012 02:22 AM
A very nice looking bookshelf.Good job.
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#2 posted 12-28-2012 03:07 AM
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#3 posted 12-28-2012 05:20 AM
Looks great. And it’s always nice to build something for yourself for a change. Which Joinery did you use where?
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#4 posted 12-28-2012 07:23 AM
Good looking book case
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
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#5 posted 12-28-2012 12:50 PM
Looks very nice! If my wife saw this she would look at me and smile! She needs one too!
-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!
#6 posted 12-28-2012 11:10 PM
Kristoffer, The doors are mortice and tennoned, The sides are constructed of frame and panel and i used bisuits on them. The base and top are held with pockets screws. i also used hide glue on all of the joints. i used a red oak stain and three coats of a water based poly. I like to sit down and design something on paper, then go to the shop and build it. of course i make changes as i do it, this is what i created and i am very pleased with it and my wife is too. If i get a chance i will add more photos.
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