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Cherry Built-in Bookcase

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Project by Matt Miller posted 01-25-2013 05:57 PM 1033 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So, similar to the mudroom built-in, when we designed our addition a few years ago, I had specifically added several cubbies into the design for built-ins. This is the second of three – a cherry cabinet and bookcase. Make of solid and ply cherry, pre-finished maple ply for the lower cabinet and wenge accents. Was a little challenging to get the top trim piece to fit as the ceiling there is sloped and out of square (left-to-right). Its not quite as red as the pictures make it out to me (not a professional photographer by any means!) and I would expect the contrast between the panels and the frames to lessen as the cherry solids darken with time.

-- Matt





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 01-25-2013 06:29 PM

Looks great Matt,it can be a real pain building in between two walls,super job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 01-25-2013 06:33 PM

Very nice work.

Looks great.

Lee

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#3 posted 01-25-2013 06:54 PM

I like the wenge for contrast. Nice work!

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#4 posted 01-25-2013 10:20 PM

Very nice. I like the ebony accents.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 01-25-2013 10:22 PM

Great job! Love the design, beautiful wood and finish. Great use of the space.

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#6 posted 01-27-2013 04:00 AM

A really nice case. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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