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Forum topic by dewoodwork posted 07-28-2007 11:43 PM 1064 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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dewoodwork

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07-28-2007 11:43 PM

I’m looking for inspiration for my next project, a child’s bookcase. I’m thinking three shelves and about 28” tall. I have looked at many painted or natural wood finish bookcases at numerous furniture sites. I want mine to include style and rail frame and panel construction with some nice figured veneer panels and…. oh yes….curves, I love curves. Not your average child’s furniture but definitely my style. I have some ideas in the sketch phase and will probably draw up some plans soon. If you have built something similar I’d love to see it. mean while when I get going on it I’ll share some of the process here.

-- Express creativity with wood, Dewayne. Vacaville CA.


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#1 posted 07-29-2007 08:08 PM

my brain is tuckered out and has decided it’s on vacation. no ideas coming from me, I’m afraid.

I’d love to see the sketches you have made

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#2 posted 07-29-2007 11:18 PM

DW – having had three small children myself – who love books but also love stuff – I have made in the past an open bottom bookcase – that is kind of a bin at the bottom with bookshelves on the upper portion. The bottom can have a face frame that looks to curve out – ok, think big bottom snow man maybe… does that make sense? Otherwise, email me and I have a picture of a more standard one of what I am talking about – then you can adapt it.

-- Gail, White Wood Kitchens

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