Bookcase and Toy Box

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Project by ejv posted 04-25-2008 06:28 PM 2305 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Built theses painted poplar and bead board pieces for my granddaughter last month. A matching four drawer dresser is in the works.

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#1 posted 04-25-2008 06:57 PM

nice designs .. I’m sure she will love them forever

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#2 posted 04-25-2008 07:05 PM

These are nice pieces. The breadboard adds some visual interest to the pieces.

Thanks for the post.

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#3 posted 04-25-2008 07:15 PM

These pieces look very well built.

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#4 posted 04-25-2008 07:37 PM

Love the multi colors. How did you paint them? The lines look crisp.

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#5 posted 04-25-2008 09:25 PM

Very nice. I’m also interested in how you painted them.

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#6 posted 04-25-2008 09:45 PM

Very nice looking pieces. You did a good job on them. Thanks for posting.

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#7 posted 04-25-2008 10:12 PM

Nice job!

Thanks for the post


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#8 posted 04-26-2008 12:03 AM

I appreciate all of the comments. I am really enjoying all of the fine work that everyone is posting.

As for the painting, I can not take credit for that. I build them; my better-half paints them. She hand brush painted both and did a great job. We have HVLP spray equipment, but she would rather hand brush. All of the panels are 3/8” x 1.5” OC grooved bead board rabbeted into 3 /4” poplar frames – took her a while to paint all of the bead board panels. Almost done with a matching four drawer dresser for her to tackle next and I suspect we’ll not be doing anymore painted pieces for a while – back to quarter sawn white oak, dye, Tung oil, and wax…

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#9 posted 04-26-2008 02:58 AM

Very nice work. The painting was very well done too.

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#10 posted 07-30-2008 12:55 PM

nice designs.Very nice work.

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