ladder shelf

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Project by DoctorJ posted 12-08-2018 11:34 PM 954 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This ladder shelf has live edge walnut shelves in a cherry frame. Pretty simple project – the only complex part is setting up the correct angles for the shelves. I used a shop made jig to rout the dadoes for the shelves.

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#1 posted 12-09-2018 02:55 AM

Cherry and Black Walnut is such a great combination. Nicely done.

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#2 posted 12-09-2018 03:29 AM

Looks great, I made a ladder of similar construction a while ago. Did you do anything to the lower shelves to allow a heavy book load without potentially splitting the shelves along the grain?

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#3 posted 12-09-2018 02:18 PM

Frankly, I never gave the issue of splitting along the grain any thought at all. This was intended more as a display shelf than a book shelf, so I think it’ll be OK.

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