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This is a bookshelf I made as a Christmas present for a friend.

I got the plans for it from Woodsmith magazine, as I’d seen them build this project on their Woodsmith Shop program on PBS.

It’s made out of walnut, and QSWO. It’s finished with Danish oil, applied with 400 grit wet/dry sandpaper, rubbing in the oil. It makes a silky-smooth finish! Although, I since learned that, in order to bring out the ray fleck of the QSWO, you need to dye the wood first. Oh well….. (She seems to like her present anyway.)

Comments, as always, are appreciated!

-- Dean





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AJswoodshop

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#1 posted 387 days ago

Great job! I think I may make one like this.

-- If I can do it.....so can you! -AJswoodshop

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cajunpen

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#2 posted 387 days ago

Nice piece.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

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Woodbridge

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#3 posted 387 days ago

Nice project. I like the combination of the QSWO and the walnut.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Conrad

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#4 posted 387 days ago

Love the colors on this.

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Ken90712

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#5 posted 386 days ago

Great work, great looking profect, tight joints. I have about 40 of them shows saved on the DVR that I rewatch When Blondie is sleeeping or busy. Yea I’m addicted to woodworking LOL

Look fwd to seeing more.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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dnick

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#6 posted 386 days ago

I like it. Looks good. Wish there were more pictures.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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woodcox

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#7 posted 386 days ago

Very cool. Many options within it’s profiles.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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Fishinbo

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#8 posted 383 days ago

A wonderful bookshelf! Great choice of timbers, nice color contrast. Great work!

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