Walnut Bookshelf

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Project by Deadeye posted 02-14-2014 04:25 PM 1033 views 1 time favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just completed this Walnut Bookshelf last week-end, made from pieces of Walnut from my stash. Had to glue and dowel the uprights and shelves together to get the width I needed. I used sliding dovetails for the shelf joinery, which worked great. I left the top shelf unglued so it can be removed if desired. Second picture shows some nice figuring on the top shelf. Last picture is a close-up of one of the sliding dovetails. Finished it with Sam Maloof Poly-Oil finish, I love that stuff.

As always comments welcome -

-- Even if you are on the right track, you will get run over if you just sit there.

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#1 posted 02-15-2014 12:01 AM

beautiful,very nice shelf!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 02-19-2014 05:07 PM

Gorgeous book shelf! Love the walnut, great joints and awesome finish.

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