Cherry Bookcase Ogee Feet

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Project by Jon1094 posted 01-22-2013 12:04 AM 2174 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 01-22-2013 12:05 AM

Nice bookcase!

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#2 posted 01-22-2013 12:38 AM

Very nice and well done. It is a beauty !

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#3 posted 01-22-2013 02:23 AM

Super looking bookcase,great job.

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#4 posted 01-22-2013 02:28 PM

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


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#5 posted 01-22-2013 02:32 PM

It’s a very nice piece. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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