oak bookcase

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Project by lumberdog posted 12-28-2012 02:06 AM 1320 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#2 posted 12-28-2012 03:07 AM

nice job

--, Rick Kruse, Grand Rapids, MI

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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?

-- Cheers and God Bless

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#4 posted 12-28-2012 07:23 AM

Good looking book case

-- 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!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#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.

-- Lumberdog.. Morley, Michigan

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