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Project by DLC posted 186 days ago 651 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first large-scale furniture building experience. I came up with a fairly simple design which would 1) fit exactly behind our couch and 2) hold a whole lot of books. I’m glad to say, it accomplished both of those purposes. I used solid poplar boards (from Lowes) and dado construction. The staining was difficult (I didn’t know that poplar would be tough to stain without serious blotching), but using a gel stain solved the problem really well.

-- Daniel, Durham, NC





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wseand

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#1 posted 186 days ago

Turned out real nice.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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dnick

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#2 posted 185 days ago

It looks great and functions as intended. That’s what it’s all about.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#3 posted 184 days ago

Very nice

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