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Project by Todd Barrone posted 03-23-2014 09:41 PM 848 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my best book case yet I think, shelf s are 36” wide and 10 1/2” deep. All eastern red cedar, for the shelf’s I took two pieces and laminated them together to get the depth I wanted. I used one 8’ piece of cedar slab and cut one side then cut it in half for the sides, this also left a nice natural edge for the front. Four coats of poly and it’s ready for the living room.

-- "The Cedar King" https://www.facebook.com/BarroneContracting





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 03-23-2014 11:41 PM

Looks great, great job buddy

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BobWemm

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#2 posted 03-23-2014 11:48 PM

Another great job Todd.
Just have to love the natural edges and the colours.
Thanks for showing.

Bob.

-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better.

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Roger

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#3 posted 03-24-2014 12:59 AM

Looks really good.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Jim Jakosh

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#4 posted 03-24-2014 01:28 AM

Very nice, Todd!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#5 posted 03-24-2014 01:55 AM

I like that a lot. Great job!

-- “While the world with closed eyes sleeps, The sky knows and weeps - steel rain. ” ― Nathan Bell

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normt

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#6 posted 03-24-2014 03:18 AM

Beautiful job and great colors. But here’s the question: Don’t you kind of hate to obscure the view of the wood and your work with books, even when they are some of your favorites? I’ve been doing so with 5000 of mine, but every new added shelf brings the same old dilemma. Anyway, very nicely done.

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aussiedave

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#7 posted 03-24-2014 11:08 AM

Very nice book case and the red cedar looks amazing with the finish on it….great job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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#8 posted 03-24-2014 09:23 PM

I really like, compliments.

-- The common man thinks. The wise man is silent. The stupid man discusses.

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BusterB

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#9 posted 03-25-2014 10:35 AM

Nice bookcase buddy… you sure your wife didn’t build that??? Lol another great build sir

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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helluvawreck

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#10 posted 03-25-2014 01:38 PM

This is definitely an eye catcher. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#11 posted 03-28-2014 02:34 PM

Gorgeous and solid piece, like the look of red cedar. The natural edge and finish look amazing. Beautiful work!

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#12 posted 04-06-2014 01:00 PM

very,very nice.it turned out beautiful.nice work as always!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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