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[Rocket Bookcase] Liftoff!!

Once the paint dried, there was not much left but to install the drawer-shelf (with a piano hinge): Here it is closed: And then glue and attach the main hatch (I put 2 screws up from the inside to hold … Continue reading

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[Rocket Bookcase] Detail Painting

I got back to work on the painting today after a week or so of bad weather.  It helped a lot that Mom was in town and kept the kids occupied 24/7 (hey, when grandparents are around, mom and dad … Continue reading

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[Rocket Bookcase] Painting (at last!)

It has been entirely too long since I last worked on my son’s bookcase.  Since then, my wife has given birth to our second son, and now there’s a toy box looming on the horizon to build!  I’ve been waiting … Continue reading

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[Rocket Bookcase] The Hinge

At long last, I was cleared (sort of) for duty back in the shop.  This back injury has been a doozy and has brought my woodworking almost to a standstill—and at the worst time too.  With daytime highs now in … Continue reading

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