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Making desks and bookcases

techniques for better woodworking

by Nick Engler

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  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Rodale Press in Emmaus, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Bookcases.,
  • Desks.,
  • Furniture making.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statementby Nick Engler.
    SeriesThe Workshop companion
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTT197.5.B6 E54 1993
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 124 p. :
    Number of Pages124
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1394912M
    ISBN 100875965814
    LC Control Number93002198
    OCLC/WorldCa28222390

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    If you are making shelves where the color and grain of the wood is an important part of the design, look for oak, maple, or cherry plywood—these options will still offer durability, but will help keep costs down compared to with non-manufactured hardwoods of the same species. Choose the same wood species to trim the edges, using glue, and nails if : Andie Huber.   Rock-Solid, Low-Cost Bookcase Plans By Paul Mayer & filed under Cabinetry, Plans and Projects, Woodworking Projects. This bookcase plan is designed to be large enough to handle all of the books belonging to the voracious reader in your family, virtually indestructible to withstand years of abuse, and easy on the pocket book.

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