Wooden Book for my library shelf

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Occasionally I like to interrupt my furniture creating workflow with something whimsical. This Wooden Book is made of Padauk wood. It sits on my library shelf. When people see it they get somewhat confused…”Is that really made of wood?”.

Thanks for looking,

-- Mazzy, San Francisco Bay Area,

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#1 posted 08-27-2013 02:41 PM

Looks like a hard read… Very well done… Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#2 posted 08-27-2013 02:54 PM

I love it! What did you carve the page details with?

-- Fine Custom Woodwork since 1978

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#3 posted 08-27-2013 08:08 PM

Pretty cool. I like it!

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#4 posted 08-27-2013 08:57 PM

The book was carved on my cnc router. File provided by Aspire software. I can’t get over how much a cnc opens up new vistas in woodworking. I purchased my cnc through It was a do it yourself home built model. Very reasonably prices at less than $3000.00. My cnc can do small artsy type projects all the way up to cutting furniture parts on the 4’ x 8’ bed.

-- Mazzy, San Francisco Bay Area,

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#5 posted 08-29-2013 02:44 PM

Hah, I like the resawn book match on the Paduak used on a book…very clever!

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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#6 posted 08-30-2013 03:42 PM

So cool and very creative piece, gorgeous wood and great finish. Well done!

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