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Project by Beyrleman posted 02-17-2014 12:33 PM 978 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two built-in book shelves for friend. Painted pine, nothing fancy but she was very pleased and filled them right up with books!





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489tad

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#1 posted 02-17-2014 03:11 PM

Very nice and she’s happy. Home run in my book.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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MrNorwood

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#2 posted 02-17-2014 04:32 PM

nice work

-- Remember, Jesus was a carpenter.

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DKV

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#3 posted 02-17-2014 04:41 PM

The shelves look great. I have noticed on a few posts that feature built-ins that the baseboards do not get cut. Would it not look more built-in if the baseboard was cut to end at the new shelves or even run across the front of the shelves? I do not know the rules, so just asking…

-- What causes a person to be a blue collar worker?

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#4 posted 02-17-2014 06:07 PM

Outside of a dog, a book is a man’s best friend. Inside a dog it’s too dark to read anyway!

I like the crown detail. Nice look.

-- Tim P. Calhoun GA. Don't cry because it's over, smile....because for 7 glorious miles, everyone thought you were the real bus driver!

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Beyrleman

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#5 posted 02-17-2014 07:46 PM

DKV,
The baseboard in these pics is the way the customer requested it. They wanted them to be removable with base board still behind the shelves. I suppose it doesn’t matter if they are cut or ot depends on preference.

KelvinGrove, Very true! Love the wisdom in your post!

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dnick

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#6 posted 02-18-2014 04:29 AM

A nice piece. Well done.

-- dnick, North Hollywood, Ca.

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#7 posted 02-18-2014 12:19 PM

I wish I could figure out how to do those….Nice work, looks great!

Schroeder

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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#8 posted 02-24-2014 02:55 PM

Beautiful and clean work on those sturdy book shelves, like the wood and the molding.

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