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Project by kansas posted 190 days ago 495 views 2 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 190 days ago

Really beautiful piece

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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scarpenter002

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#2 posted 190 days ago

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

Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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Matt in Franklin

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#3 posted 190 days ago

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?

-- I'm just a simple caveman

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clarkey

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#4 posted 189 days ago

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

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Fishinbo

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#5 posted 185 days ago

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

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