arts and crafts book shelf

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Project by bradnelson posted 04-09-2014 12:49 AM 1360 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

quartersawn white oak. stained with minwax #233 English chesnut. I used amber shellac as topcoat.

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#1 posted 04-09-2014 01:20 AM

Great looking bookshelf! That ray fleck really shows through. If/when you make a library room in your house, this will look great in it!

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#2 posted 04-09-2014 03:26 AM

Very cool bookkshelf.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#3 posted 04-09-2014 12:28 PM

I have been designing a similar bookcase. How did you cut your through Mortises?

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#4 posted 04-09-2014 10:55 PM

I always love this piece. You did a great job with the through tenons. Well done!

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#5 posted 04-09-2014 11:53 PM

Really well done. It will display your books in fine form.
Good job on this project.

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#6 posted 04-10-2014 06:58 AM

Very Nice Work Indeed Brad. Well Done. Thanks for Posting.


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#7 posted 04-12-2014 05:56 PM

Nicely done!

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