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Bookcase refurbish

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Project by JADobson posted 06-16-2019 05:39 AM 288 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

About four years ago a coworker asked if I could refurbish a bookcase by replacing the spindles that held up the shelves. I agreed, and started asking him about design. It took till a month ago to nail down a design but we finally did. The plywood shelves are original. My work is the uprights. Made from alder stained with mini wax special walnut and then finished with general arm r seal. The circles are maple and are inlayed below the surface using a router and template. Unlike the majority of my projects this one was done almost exclusively with power tools.

-- No craft is very far from the line beyond which is magic. -- Lord Dunsany — Instagram @grailwoodworks





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Andre

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#1 posted 06-16-2019 06:00 AM

What! Stain on Alder? Thank God there’s no stain on the Maple. Customers always right?

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

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Ivan

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#2 posted 06-16-2019 07:00 AM

Very nice and interesting circle/dots inlays.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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JADobson

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#3 posted 06-16-2019 02:13 PM

The alder actually took the stain quite well.

This was my first time in laying with a router and I think it worked quite well.

-- No craft is very far from the line beyond which is magic. -- Lord Dunsany — Instagram @grailwoodworks

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