Easy Bookcase

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Project by JSB posted 06-08-2013 01:07 PM 1338 views 10 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello Folks! This week’s project is an easy, pocket hole bookcase. I sized it so that it would fit into a small space in my room which is great because not that many people have a bunch of extra space these days. The color I went with was Minwax Early American as I was trying to color match my wife’s bedroom furniture. I think it turned out alright. Here is a link to the SketchUp video as well as the project build itself. Thanks for watching and have a great weekend!

Don’t forget to watch it in HD!

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-- Jay - or

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#1 posted 06-08-2013 01:50 PM

Everyone wants more shelf space. Great project.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 06-08-2013 01:51 PM

You did a nice job on it, Jay. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#3 posted 06-08-2013 03:08 PM

Nice video, great bookcase. Listening to you in your video finally convinced me to learn the keyboard shortcuts for SketchUp instead of mousing to the menu box. Wow, does that improve productivity or what?

-- Don

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#4 posted 06-08-2013 08:57 PM

I love bookcases and books. You’re a winner in my “book.” Ha!

-- Josh; Former Pennsylvanian, current Coloradan

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#5 posted 06-09-2013 10:55 AM

Nice build Jay

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#6 posted 06-09-2013 12:46 PM

Great job!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#7 posted 06-10-2013 06:08 PM

Very nice!

Reminds me of a bookcase I made a while back.

-- I played with Legos as a kid and I never had the part I thought I needed, so I learned to improvise. Now I'm an engineer with a woodworking hobby.

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#8 posted 06-11-2013 04:44 PM

That turned out really good. Like the stain and simple design. Great extra storage. Well done!

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