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Project by AandCstyle posted 153 days ago 905 views 6 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finally finished this project. Whew!!! It was very challenging for my “skill” set. The sides tilt inwards at a 3 degree angle as do the front and back. The shelves are set in stopped dadoes except for the top and bottoms which are through tenons. The back is shiplap. It is a little darker than I wanted so the rays of the qswo don’t show at all in my poor pix. The finish is EM6000 with TransTint Dark Mission dye. I doubt that I will ever make another one, but now I can check it off my bucket list. :D SWMBO doesn’t have it filled/arranged to her satisfaction yet, so that part of the project is still a work in progress.

Thanks for looking.

-- Art

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#1 posted 153 days ago

I am glad that I get to be the first one to say magnificent work!!! I am jealous. !! One of the best I have seen. Where did you get the instructions for this piece? Again….....perfection !!

-- Measure twice and cut once.....

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#2 posted 152 days ago

Looks great. I really like the keyed through tenons.
Nice work indeed.

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

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#3 posted 152 days ago

Steve & Willie, thank you for the compliments. :)

-- Art

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#4 posted 152 days ago

looks real good my wife said I want one very nice

-- Punk in PA

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#5 posted 151 days ago

Very elegant, and nicely scaled proportions.

-- there are 10 types of people in this world, those that know binary, and those that don't.

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#6 posted 151 days ago

Punk & One, thank you. Punk, if you decide to make one, I will be happy to share my knowledge.

-- Art

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#7 posted 151 days ago

Very nice! You did a great job on it.

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#8 posted 151 days ago

This past weekend we toured an 1860 mansion … And there in the parlor stood a book /display stand that looked very similar to yours. I didn’t take any pictures (drat) as I was taken away by the parquet floors.
Great job on meeting the challenge on this not so square project.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it.

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#9 posted 150 days ago

Tom, thank you.

Mike, its been a while and thank you.

-- Art

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#10 posted 150 days ago

Beautiful piece with great through tenons! Nice done!

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

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