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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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#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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#2 posted 02-17-2014 04:32 PM
-- Remember, Jesus was a carpenter.
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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!
#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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#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!
-- 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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