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Blog entry by rod66 posted 03-29-2008 12:06 AM 1094 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

book shelf
2nd shot of book shelf

Just finished this project, 10 feet high x 15 feet wide. It was done in poplar and faux painted. All shelves are adjustable and the front is wainscoting. What bookshelf would not be complete without a 62” flat screen tv?

Haven’t figured out sketch up, when I do I’ll try to get something up shortly.


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#1 posted 03-29-2008 12:10 AM

Very nice looking bookcase! Big.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 03-29-2008 01:10 AM

that is HUGE… it might hold most of my books. I love it.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#3 posted 03-29-2008 01:35 AM

That’s a beautiful wall of bookcase

-- Wood Chuck (Bruce)

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Ad Marketing Guy - Bill

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#4 posted 03-29-2008 02:30 AM

NOW, that is a bookcase! WOW – it is massive NICE work!

-- Bill - - Ad-Marketing Guy, Ramsey NJ

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#5 posted 03-29-2008 05:11 AM

You might want to check into this, but I believe the contest actually involves turning in sketches or plans of a project.

If you have any, you might want to post pictures of those, as well…

-- Ethan,

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#6 posted 03-29-2008 06:15 AM

Wow. That is a bookcase. I don’t think I have enough books to fill it up.

Thanks for the post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#7 posted 03-29-2008 11:00 AM

You made that from a 2×4? Oops, wrong contest. Very impressive project.

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#8 posted 03-31-2008 02:38 AM

Great looking accent wall.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#9 posted 07-30-2008 10:34 PM

That’s a beautiful wall of bookcase

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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