Wood whisperer' Barristers bookcase

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Project by cdnstudentwoodworker posted 11-16-2018 02:29 AM 1425 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Recently got a new house and decided it needed some nice furnishing! Third item to be made is this barristers bookcase in walnut and cherry. Plans by the wood whisperer. I finished with four coats of tung and teak oil which allows re application over time. Everything went pretty well but the doors shake a bit sometimes when walking near it. overall I am happy with it. Thanks for looking!

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#1 posted 11-16-2018 03:18 AM

I have no idea why, but these barrister style cases have always caught my eye. I hope to be able to make one down the road. Ive added this one to the favorites, so I can reference later on… Its simply amazing looking, you did a knock out job!

-- I've quickly learned that being a woodworker isn't about making flawless work, rather it's fixing all the mistakes you made so that it appears flawless to others! Jay - FL

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#2 posted 11-16-2018 12:43 PM

Beautiful, great job!

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#3 posted 11-16-2018 01:24 PM

I like this a lot, very sharp looking and nice wood combination. And a great way to keep dust off the shelves!

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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#4 posted 11-16-2018 02:33 PM

the Barristers have been my most favorite office furnishings ever since I can remember !!!

very well done !!!



-- there is no educational alternative to having a front row seat in the School of Hard Knocks. --

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#5 posted 11-17-2018 12:38 PM

Very good. Really nice looking piece. My wife would love one of these… Well actually she would 2 of them.

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