Cherry Bookcase Ogee Feet

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Project by Jon1094 posted 449 days ago 925 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bookcase I made for my daughter. It is cherry plywood with hardwood edging. The shelves are dadoed into the carcass and the plywood back is recessed into the same. This was my first attempt at ogee feet.

The finish is four coats of gloss poly topped with two coats of wax. I left the sides without wax for protection from little one’s hands.

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#1 posted 449 days ago

Nice bookcase!

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#2 posted 449 days ago

Very nice and well done. It is a beauty !

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#3 posted 449 days ago

Super looking bookcase,great job.

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#4 posted 448 days ago

Beautiful and sturdy bookcase, has a great build and I like the legs.


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#5 posted 448 days ago

It’s a very nice piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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