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Arch top built in bookcase

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Project by BenhamDesign posted 01-19-2018 05:43 PM 1709 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The bookshelf is made from walnut and back lit with LED’s. The designer had the alcove faux painted with a metallic and plaster paint so it would reflect the light

I you want to know more how this was built please visit my blog post on how to build an arch top built in bookshelf
or watch the video on YouTube
and more projects on my furniture website

-- What I do in and out of the shop at http://www.BriansBenham.com





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gargey

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#1 posted 01-19-2018 06:49 PM

Is this in Vegas?

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BenhamDesign

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#2 posted 01-19-2018 06:52 PM



Is this in Vegas?

- gargey


LOL no, A little old ladies house in Colorado, but who knows she could be quite the hip grany!

-- What I do in and out of the shop at http://www.BriansBenham.com

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CharlieK

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#3 posted 01-19-2018 07:35 PM

Looks great, Brian. The faux paint was a good call, at first I thought it was a figured maple.

-- Adjustable Height Workbench Plans http://www.Jack-Bench.com

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#4 posted 01-19-2018 07:38 PM

If I would have known that you are in Colorado then I would have stopped by when I drove through there in December!

-- Adjustable Height Workbench Plans http://www.Jack-Bench.com

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BenhamDesign

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#5 posted 01-19-2018 08:05 PM



If I would have known that you are in Colorado then I would have stopped by when I drove through there in December!

- CharlieK


Maybe next time, I tried to make it to the Denver meetup both times you where their, I just couldn’t make it happen with all the other life stuff that goes on

-- What I do in and out of the shop at http://www.BriansBenham.com

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#6 posted 01-19-2018 09:11 PM


Maybe next time, I tried to make it to the Denver meetup both times you where their, I just couldn t make it happen with all the other life stuff that goes on

- BenhamDesign

Yep, maybe next time. And, let me know if you are ever in the Twin Cities!

-- Adjustable Height Workbench Plans http://www.Jack-Bench.com

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#7 posted 01-20-2018 01:08 AM

It looks very elegant. I really love the arch top and the walnut. Great job!

-- AJ

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#8 posted 01-20-2018 12:22 PM

Beautiful. I love the back lighting too!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 01-20-2018 01:48 PM

Wow! These built in bookcases are a very attractive accent. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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#10 posted 01-20-2018 10:48 PM

Brian , nice job and congratulations on your ‘Daily Top 3’ award.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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