Author Topic: Bookstand: William & Mary Rarity  (Read 1798 times)

jim vojcek

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Bookstand: William & Mary Rarity
« on: November 07, 2010, 09:06:51 PM »
Charles, not sure where to post this bookstand.  Very nice layout in Popular Woodworking #186.  Never thought of a bookstand with William & Mary.  You have inspired me to make at least two!  Thanks for the great idea.

Jim Vojcek

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Re: Bookstand: William & Mary Rarity
« Reply #1 on: November 09, 2010, 06:37:21 AM »
LOL, i dont see the W&M bookstand, can you post a pic or link?

Chuck Bender

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Re: Bookstand: William & Mary Rarity
« Reply #2 on: November 10, 2010, 04:17:30 AM »
Jim, Thanks for the kind words. I hope you enjoy making the bookstands. Make sure to post or send me photos of your completed project(s).


Here's a link to the PopWood article abstract. They have not made the article available online.

http://popularwoodworking.com/articleabstract?aid=16326

You can also check out my blog for additional construction photos as well as a tutorial on how I "aged" the finish of this particular piece.

http://www.acanthus.com/blog

Hope this helps.

Chuck Bender
« Last Edit: November 10, 2010, 05:53:23 AM by Chuck Bender »
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Re: Bookstand: William & Mary Rarity
« Reply #3 on: November 10, 2010, 05:41:13 AM »
Yeah, very impressive presentation of what has to be a fairly rare form, i have never seen a W&M bookstand before either. The finishing aspect of Chuck's piece is outstanding, very thoughtful. I think many of todays woodworkers dont give the finish of their work the attention it deserves. IMO, it's just as important as the woodworking itself.