steel clad bookcase - Woodworking Project by Jared Seaver
Jared Seaver
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steel clad bookcase

This was the inspiration for my first post. The structure is made from across plywood with rusty pitted steel and tarnished brass screwed to the out side. The crown molding is made from 4" pipe I cut into quarters, with brass soldiered to the top and bottom.

-- smdesigns

Wow, that is crazy cool. Wow! Very beautiful! Love it totally. The color just pops.

-- Jeff Vandenberg aka "Woodsconsin"

I like the contrast between the wood and the metal. nice job

-- Wheaties

Very nice mixing materials, well done.

-- CHRIS, Charlottetown PEI Canada. Anytime you can repurpose, reuse, or recycle, everyone wins!

Thanks for the editors choice! I do love this design. A little back story on these, the first pair of this shape we made in reclaimed rosewood, we sold them to a antique dealer in NYC. The next time we saw them they were feachered in el decor magazine, they were being described as regency period English bookcases.

-- smdesigns

Very cool design,great job.

-- woodworking classes, custom furniture maker