LumberJocks

Simple Bookcase

  • Advertise with us
Project by D11RDozer posted 250 days ago 914 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a simple bookcase I built to fit under the overhang at the end of our kitchen island. It is solid red oak. The shelves are let into the sides with sliding dovetails. The sub-top is half-blind dovetailed into the sides. The top is glued to the sub-top. The back is ship-lapped. It sits on top of a undercarriage with legs that lift the bottom skirt 1/8” off the floor to create a shadow line. The piece is stained to match the woodwork in the kitchen. I’m reasonably happy with the construction but I’m not a big fan of the finish (stain). This is a utility piece built at my wife’s request. She’s happy with it so all is good.





4 comments so far

View Dusty56's profile

Dusty56

11638 posts in 2286 days


#1 posted 250 days ago

I like your “bookmatched” panel as well as the rest of the project : )

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

View Beginningwoodworker's profile

Beginningwoodworker

13337 posts in 2271 days


#2 posted 249 days ago

Beautiful bookcase.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

View BanjoChris's profile

BanjoChris

103 posts in 282 days


#3 posted 249 days ago

Beautiful!!

Thanks for sharing.

Chris

View Fishinbo's profile

Fishinbo

11216 posts in 774 days


#4 posted 246 days ago

Simple design but looks really well crafted and sturdy. Like the pretty grains on the back and the stain. Great job!

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase