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Project by Max posted 08-05-2008 09:05 PM 2627 views 7 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This book rack is constructed of some of the same wood and the cutting boards that I posted. Walnut for the tennoned uprights and Maple for the rest. This is made from a design that is in the Popular Mechanics Mission furniture book. The joinery is 1/2 lap as well as mortise and tennon. I have also made these from Quarter Sawn White Oak but did not take any pictures of them prior to there sale. The size is 20” in length 7” wide and 7 1/2” tall.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT





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#1 posted 08-05-2008 09:06 PM

Very nice

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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#2 posted 08-05-2008 09:18 PM

nice project. Looks plenty beefy for books. I bet the QS white oak ones were beautiful too.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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#3 posted 08-05-2008 09:33 PM

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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#4 posted 08-05-2008 09:34 PM

that is really cool,nice work.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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#5 posted 08-05-2008 09:40 PM

Nice job, Max. At first glance I thought that is some hefty bed frame. Guess my scale was off. Looks good!

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#6 posted 08-05-2008 09:44 PM

Keats, Thank you for the compliment. The QS white oak ones were nice looking if I say so myself.

Calum, Thanks.

Roper, Thank you for your compliment.

Dennis, Thanks, I guess it could be a bed frame for a skinny tall doll!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#7 posted 08-05-2008 09:54 PM

Nice looking bookcase. It looks a lot sturdier and nicer than anything from the box stores. Thank you for sharing.

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

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#8 posted 08-05-2008 10:54 PM

Thank you for your kind words trifern, I really appreciate it.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#9 posted 08-05-2008 11:16 PM

hello Max ole buddy ! great posting. Crisp clean work.. .. I like the photography too.

Regards

DAN

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#10 posted 08-06-2008 12:31 AM

Hey thanks Dan, I appreciate the compliment.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#11 posted 08-06-2008 01:56 AM

Great looking project, looks sturdy also.

-- Andy Stark

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#12 posted 08-06-2008 02:47 AM

That looks like it will stand up to any book! Very nice work: I like the idea of the half lap joints.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#13 posted 08-06-2008 03:12 AM

Andy & Brian, They are pretty sturdy, will hold about any book you want to put in it. Thanks for the compliments.

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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#14 posted 05-24-2010 07:14 PM

love the look of the lumber like this

-- I will make it, one day...

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Max

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#15 posted 05-24-2010 08:12 PM

Tbow,

The combination of Walnut and Maple always seem to go together in just about anything. Thanks….

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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