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Rabbet dado joint bookcase (7” x 2’ x 7’) -- built in the unplugged manner

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Project by ChuckM posted 283 days ago 766 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bookcase (used as magazine shelves) is nothing fancy but was built using mainly two joinery hand tools (a small block was also used to ease the edges): Veritas small plow and skew rabbet plane.

Grooves and dados were cut using the plow plane and marking knife and rabbets were made with the skew rabbet plane.

Wood: Poplar
Finish: Shellac, Old Masters Wiping Stain (cherry), and Minwax finishing wax

Project was finished last fall but the winter was too cold for finishing. Finishing was finally done two weeks ago.

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#1 posted 283 days ago

very nice great build,looks sturdy.

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#2 posted 281 days ago

Simple design but looks good and strong. Well done!

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