Hotrod book stand

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Project by bigiron posted 03-15-2018 09:06 AM 1135 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut book stand. Holds in two different angles.

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Diego Cassels

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#1 posted 03-15-2018 02:33 PM

I’m a bit confused by your design. Whats the screws in the joint all about? How did you manage the bottom fire in the wood?

-- Diego Cassels

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#2 posted 03-15-2018 02:53 PM

glad I’m not the only one :<((

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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#3 posted 03-15-2018 03:55 PM

Way Kwel

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#4 posted 03-15-2018 04:28 PM

Neat bookstand, love the design, Walnut and the flames…Outstanding!!

-- CurleyJoe, "You only learn from your mistakes"

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#5 posted 03-15-2018 06:47 PM

It realy points out hot rod spirit.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 03-15-2018 07:00 PM

I have made several of these walnut book stands in the traditional Roubo style. The joints are weak and will split if a big book is on it. This one is in the kitchen holding some big heavy cook books. I wanted the hinges pillowed so I made it in four pieces. I assembled it with glue and screws. The flames were cut/ carved before assembly.

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#7 posted 03-15-2018 08:07 PM

This is a very nice looking piece and beautifully done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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