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Oak Country Shelf

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Project by steveosshop posted 06-22-2008 03:32 PM 1285 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the oak country shelf I built for my grandfather in-law. My wife and I have one we use everyday in the bathroom that is slightly larger. I found the idea on the Popular Woodworking website in a pine shelf and the only real modification was the material.

-- Steve-o





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trifern

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#1 posted 06-22-2008 03:37 PM

Nice looking shelf. I bet he will be pleased.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#2 posted 06-22-2008 04:53 PM

very nice shelf…what are the measurements ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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lew

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#3 posted 06-22-2008 07:12 PM

Great looking shelf.

I can see where this will be used a lot!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 06-22-2008 07:13 PM

A very useful shelf for the bathroom with plenty of space. The design is very pleasing. The finishing is very good. The wood chosen is proper for the environment.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#5 posted 06-22-2008 09:03 PM

Nice looking shelf. In oak it should be an heirloom.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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steveosshop

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#6 posted 06-22-2008 11:19 PM

Thanx everyone. The measurements I used was 24” wide x 32” sides, but overall its just over 36 with the decorative top.

-- Steve-o

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#7 posted 06-23-2008 01:03 AM

Nice looking shelf unit. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom.

gOD

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#8 posted 06-23-2008 06:35 PM

Thats a nice shelf.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#9 posted 06-23-2008 10:10 PM

Nice work. The best pieces are the ones that we get to use everyday. Don’t you find yourself thinking, “WOW, I made that!” everytime that you use it? I know I would.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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#10 posted 07-07-2008 09:46 AM

That is very nice country shelf. Maybe a photograph of the shelf on the wall would be more impressive. Send it next time.

-- Jiri

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netized

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#11 posted 07-07-2008 02:08 PM

Great shelf- what kind of joints are those? Also, how do you hang it- French cleats?

-- Jeff, Santa Fe

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