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Project by BamaCummins posted 2164 days ago 1768 views 10 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bookshelf built to resemble a canoe. Somewhat challenging, especially glueing the bow, but is a nice addition to the home. I ended up making two of them and now my brothers want one.

-- "I don't know, we haven't played Alabama yet." -- Vince Lombardi after being asked what it felt like to be the greatest football team in the world just after winning the '66 Super Bowl.





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Bigbuck

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#1 posted 2164 days ago

Very nice, that is an interesting book case. I like it, nice job

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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Callum Kendall

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#2 posted 2164 days ago

Great job!

Thanks for the post

Callum

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ND2ELK

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#3 posted 2164 days ago

Very nice! You did a great job on this piece. thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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brianinpa

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#4 posted 2164 days ago

Another nice one. The red color looks great with the natural finish.

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

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griff

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#5 posted 2164 days ago

Very good, nice colors

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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CharlieM1958

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#6 posted 2164 days ago

This would look good in any home, but especially in a cabin on the lake.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Maddhatter

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#7 posted 2164 days ago

Nicely Done,

Thanks for the post

-- Norm (AKA - The Maddhatter), Middletown DE

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trifern

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#8 posted 2164 days ago

Looks like a great place to stow away some great pirate books. Thanks for sharing.

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

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#9 posted 2164 days ago

Great craftsmanship!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Napaman

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#10 posted 2163 days ago

very nice—-maybe you could take it for a sail and read a book?

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Dean

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#11 posted 2160 days ago

That looks really nice! My wife has been interested in these for a long time, I’ll be sure to show her yours.

-- "Skol, Vikings"

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BamaCummins

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#12 posted 2160 days ago

Thanks for the nice comments. You lumberjocks sure are self esteem builders!

-- "I don't know, we haven't played Alabama yet." -- Vince Lombardi after being asked what it felt like to be the greatest football team in the world just after winning the '66 Super Bowl.

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SkipM

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#13 posted 2077 days ago

Nice work! I’ve seen these in some stores for way too much and have considered trying to build my own. However, It’s a little intimidating being slightly new to the woodworking game. Did you have some plans or make your own? I’m interested in giving this a shot for my son’s room.

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Dustmite97

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#14 posted 1708 days ago

That’s cool! Great work.

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LouJC

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#15 posted 1669 days ago

You done a Nice Job on this.
That Old Town Canoe hanging up there on the wall was built abou 8 miles up the highway from me.
It is one of the companys around here that seems to hang on when the econamy goes to crap, thay have been building canoes for something like 75 or 100 years, from wood strip and canvis to Royalux and fiberglass.
Keep up the great work.
Lou

-- Lou - Maine

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