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Project by Michael Brailsford posted 2215 days ago 19336 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is another set of built-ins I made in my family room. They were made first. I am an avid reader and we needed some book shelves. It was previously useless space, and did not take up much of the floor space.
I ran LED rope on the back side of the stiles, across the top of the fireplace and down the stile on the other side. I have them controlled by a timer and give the perfect light while we are watching a movie.

-- Michael A. Brailsford





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 2215 days ago

She’s a beauty !

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#2 posted 2215 days ago

Very nice… !!

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#3 posted 2215 days ago

Wow Michael,

You’re pretty handy around the house huh. I bet your wife really likes you! lol

Great job.

Lee

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Davesfunwoodworking

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#4 posted 2215 days ago

Nice job. They look great. Something elss for my wife to put on the honey do list. Thanks Michael !!!!!!!

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#5 posted 2215 days ago

Great job…excellent use of space!

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trifern

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#6 posted 2215 days ago

Great job. It looks like it matches up real nice with your other project. Looks like you have some real character in your family room. Thanks for sharing Michael.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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TedM

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#7 posted 2214 days ago

Wow! Completes the room!

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Bradford

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#8 posted 2214 days ago

looks great.

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Callum Kendall

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#9 posted 2214 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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jeanmarc

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#10 posted 2214 days ago

Great job

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#11 posted 2214 days ago

Great job, I like the nice fresh look.

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