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Bookshelf for my brother-in-law

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Project by Gibsonman posted 165 days ago 792 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this bookshelf as a Christmas present for my brother-in-law and his wife. The carcass is oak plywood with solid oak face frames and top. I used the Kreg jig to build the carcass and face frame. This was my first experience with that jig and i really liked it. Made construction really easy. This was also my first time building doors and i was happy with my first attempt. Normally i don’t stain my projects as i like the look of natural wood but they wanted it black so i tried Minwax ebony stain. I didn’t not like the finish. It ended up really blotchy and wasn’t uniform at all.





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Matthew Butt

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#1 posted 164 days ago

Looks great! Nice job on the doors.

-- Matthew B.

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#2 posted 164 days ago

Well done, great job!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 157 days ago

Great looking bookshelf, like the doors and the finish. I’m sure they like it. Great job!

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