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His and Her Bookcase


jalfor3
jalfor3
jalfor3
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Really wanted something to showcase photos in our living room that matched both our fireplace mantle and adjacent rooms...out came what I call a his & her bookcase with built in recessed lighting. Took a few weekends, spread out over a few months, to complete, but wasn't as challenging as it looks. The most difficult part was that this is an older New England home, so the wall corners are not perfectly square. The cases are mostly made out of 3/4 MDF board with some imitation ship-lap paneling as a background.

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  • These truly make the room! We love the idea of the recessed lighting as well 👍
    By RYOBI NATION, on September 14, 2018
    • Has a secret hidden compartment as well for when I need to hide something special from my wife!
      By jalfor3, on September 18, 2018

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His and Her Bookcase

by jalfor3
Sep 13, 2018
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Really wanted something to showcase photos in our living room that matched both our fireplace mantle and adjacent rooms...out came what I call a his & her bookcase with built in recessed lighting. Took a few weekends, spread out over a few months, to complete, but wasn't as challenging as it looks. The most difficult part was that this is an older New England home, so the wall corners are not perfectly square. The cases are mostly made out of 3/4 MDF board with some imitation ship-lap paneling as a background.