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Project by qsawn12 posted 294 days ago 865 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mission style bookcase made from quartesawn white oak and to save money red oak for the ship lapped back.





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AandCstyle

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#1 posted 294 days ago

Looks great!

-- Art

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#2 posted 294 days ago

Great job on a very attractive book case.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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mariva57

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#3 posted 293 days ago

Bookcase very nice, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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R_Stad

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#4 posted 293 days ago

Beautiful job. Really like the tenons and pegs, and gentle arch on the sides. Nice quartersawn oak too.

-- Rod - Oregon

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 293 days ago

This bookcase is nice. Good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 292 days ago

Great job! Care to share your finish?

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#7 posted 290 days ago

Beautiful and well crafted bookcase! Great design especially those joints, like the wood and finish as well.

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#8 posted 290 days ago

I like mission furniture ,your book case is great.

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#9 posted 290 days ago

Looks solid, and I like the shape of your tenon keys.
The color is great, you have to share some finishing secrets.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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qsawn12

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#10 posted 290 days ago

I use Jeff Jewetts Stickley finishing method from Homestead Finishing .. This came out a little darker than intended due to my dye had evaporated since I mixed it over 2 yrs ago .. 2 Quarts of dye go along way..

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Jerry

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#11 posted 269 days ago

Absolutely gorgeous, I love the massiveness and the tusk tenons

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