Bookcase rehab


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My sister in law grabbed this pine plywood bookcase that was being tossed out by a fellow teacher last month and she asked me if I could refinish it. Decided to go one better and laminate the sides and top with some 1/4 hardwood plywood. Opted for birch over oak for a slightly lower cost. Also added red oak edging. Came out very nice, I think.


Half sh quarter in birch plywd Red oak lumber

Plain pine plywood bookcase that my SIL asked me to spruce up. In this pic I've already stripped the old finish and done some sanding.

Laminating the top

Ready for finish

All done.

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