Entry Hall Bookcase #2

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Project by gtpreacher posted 04-19-2019 05:40 PM 1108 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My sister-in-law saw the entry hall bookcase that I made for our house and decided she needed one. She also had some beautiful walnut that I could use to build it. This is the result. I love the tiger striping that showed up when I milled the lumber.

-- Phil, North Carolina

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#1 posted 04-19-2019 08:09 PM

That is really beautiful. I especially like the curve in the top streacher and repeated in the bottom.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#2 posted 04-19-2019 10:44 PM

Nice job,

-- There is no hope for any of us if we keep apologizing for telling the truth.

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#3 posted 04-19-2019 11:04 PM

I love the figured walnut on the sides. Overall a great piece, nice design and really nice craftsmanship. She should really enjoy it.

-- AJ

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#4 posted 04-20-2019 01:52 AM

Beautiful, nicely executed too.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#5 posted 04-20-2019 10:46 AM

Love the figure on the side pieces. How did she just happen to have some walnut?

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#6 posted 04-20-2019 12:31 PM

To BlueRidgeDog: She’s a woodturner and carver. A friend gave her some walnut several years ago, and included was a mantle sized piece. From that I was able to mill most of the lumber for the case. She’s using the smaller pieces to turn bowls.

-- Phil, North Carolina

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#7 posted 04-21-2019 06:10 AM

Beautiful classic design, nice wood, dovetails,..Only, I wouldn’t put those metal slides on drawers. You made so perfect dovetail drawer joints, why to mix them with metal!?

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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