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Project by Matthew Riemenschneider posted 04-18-2011 01:10 AM 1728 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well this is a fun story. I wanted to make a bookshelf. I was drawing and drawing and didn’t like anything i was putting down on paper. then i came up with this Idea. I wasn’t to sure it would work. In fact i didn’t think it would be strong at all. So I asked My teacher Mr. Reichling if it would work. and he said we could try some things and we decided that using a stacked dado would be the best fit. and it worked out great. Very very strong. it can support a lot of weight. Just for looks i put a walnut face frame on it. Good choice id say. Enjoy!

-- M. Riemenschneider "I am a firm believer in luck, and I find that the harder I work, the more I have of it" - T.J.

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#1 posted 04-18-2011 01:28 AM

Very nice.

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

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#2 posted 04-18-2011 02:00 AM

I love it!

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#3 posted 04-18-2011 04:36 AM

wonderful book shelf.

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#4 posted 04-18-2011 04:37 AM

Nice bookshelf.

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#5 posted 04-18-2011 04:54 AM

Very cool design and execution. It is a very striking piece.

-- -- Skee from MN

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#6 posted 04-18-2011 07:37 PM

Hello Matthew and Welcome

I like your shalve

The design is very fine

Good job

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#7 posted 07-22-2011 03:59 AM

Beautiful, modern looking piece and one-of-a-kind! Well done!

-- Author of POWER CARVING BOOTS & SHOES - Schiffer Publishing. Available online or your favourite bookstore.

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