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Double Door Book Shelf

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Project by dvd812 posted 08-14-2013 12:34 AM 850 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

You probably know by now I use a lot of old and recycled wood for all my builds. So here is another use of old wood that I have given new life and use. This door system came from a very old house on a local Plantation here in South GA. I left all the hardware intact, used a rusty 2×2 angle iron for shelf support, keeping with the recycled look. The original paint was left on the doors with just a light cleaning to remove dust and dirt. I was excited to see a real door, solid wood, no cavities. There are signs that indicate this was all done by hand. My only regret is that I wish I was as good as the original craftsman that done this fine piece. But…...I can keep improving and maybe I can be privileged enough just to watch a true craftsman at work. One day…....

-- Do all things to the Glory of God.





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#1 posted 08-16-2013 02:47 PM

That’s a cool and sturdy bookshelf. Great recycle of the wood, has lots of character and rustic charm. You are a great craftsman.

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