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« on: November 01, 2007 09:53:29 AM »

So i made this a few months ago from an incomplete set of encyclopedias i found at the Goodwill.  Being a book person, I would never have done this had the set been complete.  The base is some scrap wood with mahogany finish and the brass tacks are to give it that ritzy library look. 

The books are bolted down so they can still be opened for the first 20 pages or so.

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and sideview (which is kinda crappy):



There is a little leather prefab drawer that goes in the bottom space and holds cat toys. 

Thanks for looking!
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« Reply #1 on: November 01, 2007 10:17:43 AM »

How clever! I love it.
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« Reply #2 on: November 01, 2007 10:49:46 AM »

*applauds* - this is cool!
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« Reply #3 on: November 01, 2007 11:12:24 AM »

So cute! Very bookish... in a good way. But you knew that already Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: November 01, 2007 11:55:10 AM »

this is awesome!
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« Reply #5 on: November 01, 2007 12:07:12 PM »

That's really great.  I love old book and love to see the ones with "little value" used for their beauty.  You did a great job of making it look like a natural stack of books.
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« Reply #6 on: November 11, 2007 07:03:45 PM »

Great job. I love this.
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« Reply #7 on: November 12, 2007 05:31:54 PM »

this is a really neat idea! not only is it functional but it looks awesome too!
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« Reply #8 on: November 12, 2007 05:45:31 PM »

I love this idea! Its gorgeous!
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