3' x 5' Book Shelf

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Project by rncurrie posted 09-21-2013 12:16 AM 1178 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Was asked to build a bookshelf and decided to try out my dovetail jig for the first time. Other than having to buy a new router for the 1/2” tool I feel it went well. I practiced one cut for each dovetail (through and half blind) then I did the project. The customer likes it and is going to paint it, That is why I used popular in the building of it.

-- Richard,, rccarvings facebook

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#1 posted 09-21-2013 03:13 AM

You learned some new joinery….
got a new tool….
received compensation….
Satisfied a customer!!!

Sounds like a win-win-win-win!!!

Good going.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 09-21-2013 08:04 AM

Looks great. Always fun to try out new techniques on a project.

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#3 posted 09-21-2013 01:10 PM

Great Dove Tails,,, very clean… Nice job

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

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#4 posted 09-24-2013 04:59 PM

Good looking book shelf! Like the great joints and clean lines. I’ll bet there will be more customers.

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#5 posted 09-24-2013 05:52 PM

Richard, it’s nice and clean and the customer liked it. Nice work.

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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#6 posted 09-25-2013 02:27 AM

Thanks for all the good comments.

-- Richard,, rccarvings facebook

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