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Project by kansas posted 01-19-2014 01:45 AM 1086 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Solid walnut, character included. Approx. 30” high x 16” wide x 7” deep. Back is ship lapped with a beaded edge. Shelves about 1/2” thick and sit on pegs. Face frame was also 1/2” thick so I half-lapped it instead of mortise and tenon. Finished with 1 coat boiled linseed oil followed with several wipe on coats of oil/poly mix. Includes wall cleat on back so can sit on bottom or hang on wall.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 01-19-2014 02:52 AM

Really beautiful piece

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 01-19-2014 02:54 AM

Very nice bookcase. The figure in the molding is beautiful.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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#3 posted 01-19-2014 03:01 AM

Very very nice! To be clear, you said all you put on the walnut was BLO and a oil/poly finish? There is no stain on that?

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#4 posted 01-19-2014 08:10 PM

REALLY NICE!!!! The ship lapped with beaded edge and trim work makes it pop with detail and style.

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#5 posted 01-23-2014 03:39 PM

Wonderful bookcase! Like the gorgeous walnut, awesome finish and it looks really sturdy. Great job!

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