|Project by pashley||posted 69 days ago||933 views||5 times favorited||7 comments|
An Arts and Crafts (specifically, British style) wall shelf, from a project in a recent copy of Fine Woodworking.
All quarter-sawn white oak, save the paduak and maple inlay.
The finish was a special brew of dye and stain, which I will be detailing at my blog shortly. I’ll actually be making up a very nice PDF file with demonstration photos! It’s not that hard of a recipe, and turns out great.
This was a fun project. I’ve never inlayed (though tax season is almost upon us, so I’ll be outlaying soon), and I was happy with the results; I look forward to doing more, it adds a nice touch. Besides the inlay, the most difficult part of the project was gluing up the end posts, as there are only two miters, and a filler board in the back. Ugh. The back boards are actually ship-lapped, which really gives it an antique feel.
The only downfall of this project is that the shelving depth is not that great – only as deep as 3.5”. Perhaps I’ll revamp that in a future piece.
43″ wide, 23″ tall, 6″ deep
Hope you like :)
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