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Old 02-06-2014, 11:31 AM   #1
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of a home library for DW. Here is the finished product. DW is a part time librarian and she is ecstatic.
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Old 02-06-2014, 11:39 AM   #2
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Those are spectacular! She must be thrilled and I'm sure very ready to fill them up!
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:jealous: So cool.
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Those are nice!
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Old 02-06-2014, 11:46 AM   #5
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Beautiful.
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Old 02-06-2014, 12:09 PM   #6
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Beautiful!! Wow. That bookcase is a dream come true, especially for a librarian.

Now, just make sure she doesn't buy a Kindle.....
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Very nice work! Have you thought of doing a Little Free Library? Seems like a neat idea, and I've seen a few, but haven't done one yet. Oregon would be tough, but SoCal is dry enough that it's very tempting - but all my tools are up north.

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That's a helluva lot of sanding and staining...
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Amazing! Did it cost less than if you bought something off the shelf?

Anything I built for my wife, she ended up replacing it . Sometimes, it costs us double the amount + my (wasted) effort to get something like this.
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Amazing! Did it cost less than if you bought something off the shelf?

Anything I built for my wife, she ended up replacing it . Sometimes, it costs us double the amount + my (wasted) effort to get something like this.
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Gorgeous! You are obviously a very talented craftsman! Jealous
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I'm a retired librarian and I approve!!!
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Off topic, but 53 VW bug or old bus?
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Mustn't let the DD see that picture. She's been bugging me for book shelves in the new house and it isn't even built yet.
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Amazing! Did it cost less than if you bought something off the shelf?
No, but we had a perfect wall to put this, and getting pre-made ones just would not look the same as a built in, although the benefit with pre-made is you can take them with you.

Also, to be clear, I had a cabinet shop build these using my drawing. Although I have the skills to do this kind of work, I sold off my woodworking equipment years ago when we first moved to Texas.
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Very nice! Now she just has to personalize it,
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