Shelf for wife

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Project by stripit posted 10-15-2019 01:17 PM 598 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi everybody, I have been hanging around here for a while now, and thought I would post some of my projects.
My wife wanted a simple shelf to store notebooks in on her desk, this what I made. This made from white oak. and walnut and rosewood. It is 22’ W, 18’ H, and 10’ deep.
I picked out this piece of oak for book matched grain, and put it on the end that would show. I guess my wife was not as thrilled with it as I was. She really does like the shelf.

Thanks for looking, I will be posting more projects now that I have learned how to do photos.


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#1 posted 10-15-2019 01:28 PM

Nice shelf. I like the bookmatched ends. Thanks for the first project post.

-- Galootish log blog,

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#2 posted 10-15-2019 03:41 PM

Great looking shelf. Good job !!! Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#3 posted 10-15-2019 03:45 PM

Keep posting Mel. Nice shelf.

-- Petey

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#4 posted 10-15-2019 04:10 PM

the feet and caps are a nice diversion from the book matched ends

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#5 posted 10-15-2019 06:17 PM

Looks like she likes 100% of it. No wasted space says that.

I liked the bookmatch for what it’s worth.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#6 posted 10-15-2019 09:08 PM

I was reading too fast and thought your title read, “Shelf or Wife” haha. Good work & I’m glad you get both!

-- Pete

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#7 posted 10-16-2019 04:38 AM

Can never go wrong keeping the wife happy…lol
Nice job on the shelf

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#8 posted 10-16-2019 07:54 AM

Nice shelf strip’... but will she stay put (on the shelf)?

-- If your first cut is too short... Take the second cut from the longer end... LBD

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#9 posted 10-22-2019 04:25 AM

Love it

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#10 posted 10-22-2019 10:41 PM

Thank you to all who took the time wirte, it means lot. I will be posting more, now that I know what I’m doing.

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