Greene and Greene Gamble House Bookcase

  • Advertise with us
Project by Hallmark posted 01-10-2011 04:41 AM 14256 views 68 times favorited 32 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from cherry and makore with a amber shellac and satin Seal Coat finish. Slightly shorter and a bit wider than the original. Both sides have hidden compartments under the insert shelfs. Made to match a previously posted shoe bench project. I have two more matching wall pieces started that will complete the set.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

32 comments so far

View psh's profile


79 posts in 3972 days

#1 posted 01-10-2011 04:44 AM

Nicely done!

-- Peter, Central VA

View toxicoval56's profile


162 posts in 4480 days

#2 posted 01-10-2011 05:07 AM

Very beautiful. Thank you for posting.

-- The view only changes for the leading dog.

View Maveric777's profile


2694 posts in 4053 days

#3 posted 01-10-2011 05:09 AM

Flat out “Awesome!”

I really like this. Well done!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

View Don's profile


517 posts in 4049 days

#4 posted 01-10-2011 05:45 AM

Very nice. I really like the contrasting woods on this.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

View NBeener's profile


4816 posts in 4151 days

#5 posted 01-10-2011 06:01 AM

Absolutely beautiful piece. Love everything about it … not least of all the hidden compartments.

Bravo !

-- -- Neil

View Manitario's profile


2816 posts in 3860 days

#6 posted 01-10-2011 06:13 AM

wow, very nice. I love your choice of wood.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

View lightweightladylefty's profile


3597 posts in 4689 days

#7 posted 01-10-2011 06:17 AM

Lovely workmanship!

Thanks for the reminder: We had kind of forgotten about our removable shelves in our kitchen island—not for hiding things but for unbolting it from the floor if we ever decide to remodel!


-- “Those who would give up essential Liberty, to purchase a little temporary Safety, deserve neither Liberty nor Safety.” Benjamin Franklin -- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

View Woodwrecker's profile


4240 posts in 4552 days

#8 posted 01-10-2011 06:20 AM

Beautiful work.
Very faithful design and execution.

View Ken90712's profile


17919 posts in 4165 days

#9 posted 01-10-2011 06:24 AM

This rocks, love the G & G style and the secret compartment is great!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

View Tim29's profile


307 posts in 4127 days

#10 posted 01-10-2011 06:46 AM

Very nice work!

-- Tim, Nevada MO

View Hallmark's profile


432 posts in 4083 days

#11 posted 01-10-2011 07:25 AM

Thanks for the very nice comments. It looks so much better in person than the photos show. It has been done for a few months (now with dust) since I have yet to get acceptable photos of it. More to the build than it looks.

-- Style is simple, but not my execution of it.

View twokidsnosleep's profile


1130 posts in 3950 days

#12 posted 01-10-2011 07:48 AM

Truly gorgeous
Love the style, craftsmanship, wood, g/g details and the hidden compartment
Really nice work!! Standing O :applause, applause, applause

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

View syeret's profile


99 posts in 4293 days

#13 posted 01-10-2011 08:23 AM

Gorgeous, beautiful and inspirational, thanks for sharing.

View Sodabowski's profile


2393 posts in 3810 days

#14 posted 01-10-2011 11:44 AM

Wow, so many pins there. Appart from that, everything has already been said ^^

-- Thomas - there are no problems, there are only solutions.

View DaddyT's profile


267 posts in 4487 days

#15 posted 01-10-2011 01:44 PM

AWESOME!!! I love the hidden compartments.

-- Jimi _ Measure twice, cut [email protected]#%#[email protected]!!!......measure twice, cut....

showing 1 through 15 of 32 comments

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics