oak bookcase

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Blog entry by shiney5757 posted 04-20-2008 12:26 AM 1347 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bookcase had to be designed for a Church, and be movable. It also had to fit comfortably against the back of pews when been stored.
bookcase oak
I used European white oak which i quarter sawed myself,
bookcase oak
the shelves sit 90 degrees to the face edge.
I made hold down blocks for the top, any screws used were solid brass SH and facing to heaven!
bookcase oak
The bookcase is movable on castors.
bookcase oak
Coated with sanding sealer and finished with about 8 – 10 coats of clear wax.
bookcase oak
bookcase oak

-- I cut it twice & it was still too short

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#1 posted 04-20-2008 01:26 AM

Hi Shiney,

This is an interesting bookcase.

Good luck in the contest.

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#2 posted 04-20-2008 01:27 AM

Looks fantastic to me!

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

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#3 posted 04-20-2008 10:58 AM

thanks for the support, good luck all.

-- I cut it twice & it was still too short

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#4 posted 06-01-2008 06:12 AM

very nice workmanship and the color is beautiful too

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#5 posted 07-26-2008 06:25 PM

very beautiful design beautiful works

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