Workshop Sawblade Bookends

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Project by Steve posted 04-11-2014 03:07 PM 2572 views 6 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this set of Workshop Bookends from scrap 3/4” plywood and an old saw blade. The boards are 6” x 7.25” and I rounded off two corners of each board. It is assembled with glue and screws, and the saw blade is set in a groove with epoxy.

I attached non-skid shelf liner to the bottom with spray adhesive to keep them from sliding. My favorite feature is the built-in dividers for magazines and manuals. I think I need some more woodworking books though. lol

Click here to watch my YouTube video of this project.

Click here to read the article on my website.

Thank you for looking at my projects and commenting here on LumberJocks! Now go build something!

- Steve :o)

-- Steve in Lawrenceville, GA -

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#1 posted 04-11-2014 03:10 PM

Outstanding work!

It looks sharp and gets right to the point!

-- Improvise.... Adapt...... Overcome!

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#2 posted 04-11-2014 03:30 PM

well… I only read half of most books anyway.. Nice job Steve!

-- Não só Serradura, Tomar, Portugal

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#3 posted 04-11-2014 05:03 PM

Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of a dog, it’s too dark to read anyway.

Gotta make some for my wife…the worlds greatest bibliophile.

-- Tim P. Calhoun GA. If traffic is passing you on the right, YOU ARE IN THE WRONG DAMN LANE.

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#4 posted 04-11-2014 08:59 PM

very cool idea, great job

-- steve, simple and effective

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#5 posted 04-12-2014 03:18 AM

Of all the bookends on ‘Tube today, yours were the hands down best. Even my wife loves your projects. That’s a big 2 thumbs up from her!

-- 1st Cor. 15:1-4

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#6 posted 04-17-2014 09:54 AM

Really cool idea- I especially like the small area for magazines… those things never stand up right!

Fun Fact- I have that same exact Woodworking book with the faux inlay going around the border, it was our college text for Material Processing I…. funny thing is I never really opened it until I was done with college. Go Figure

-- "Well, the world needs ditch-diggers too..." - Judge Smails

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