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Ok I need help with a project
October 15, 2012
7:09 pm
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October 2, 2012

I started this project awhile ago and finally finished the lower section. It is a 32 x 16 x26 barn wood bookshelf. But I need an idea for a top. Anyone have any ideas? I am drawing a blank.


October 17, 2012
8:02 am
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May 8, 2012

As I said on facebook, I think weathered metal would be cool. But I also like the idea of brushed aluminum. One would be an antique look, and the other old and modern?

November 12, 2012
11:41 am
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November 12, 2012

If you want something softer and a little fFancier, a yard of velvet fFabric is cheap.  Something in a green or red, with a couple layers of other cloth as padding.  Stapled in place, and voila!  You have upholstery!

fFailing that, why not just a wood shelf, as you already have?  Is it meant to be a utilitarian piece?

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