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Project by Conrad posted 380 days ago 835 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey again! So this is my first attempt at building a piece of furniture, I read a lot of books and I decided that they needed an actual home, they’ve sat for years in a stack on top my dresser or wherever else I could find some empty space for them but now they have a nice new bookcase!

The top, sides, and shelves are all made of pine. The trim is poplar and was part of an old cabinet that was taken out of my dining room which was panted white, once I cleaned it off it turned out to be rather nice looking. The backer board believe it or not is 5mm underlayment for flooring that had a nice wood grain to it and makes a pretty good backdrop for the bookcase.

Dimensions are 24” high x 24” wide x 12” deep.

Let me know what you guys think.





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Ottacat

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#1 posted 380 days ago

Looks really good!

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 380 days ago

Nice job on your first piece! Well done look fwd to more.

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

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OakHill

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#3 posted 380 days ago

Very nice work! Looking forward to see your next project

-- John, Illinois, http://OakHillWoodCreations.com

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David Dean

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#4 posted 380 days ago

nice work so whats next

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aussiedave

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#5 posted 380 days ago

Very nice bookcase, you did a great job…well done.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#6 posted 380 days ago

Congratulations, nice piece!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction

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punk

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#7 posted 380 days ago

very nice I like the contrasting colors keep up the good work

-- Punk in PA

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#8 posted 380 days ago

Very solid, nice work.

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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#9 posted 377 days ago

Good looking and well made shelves! You made a great home for your books. Keep them coming!

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