Build an Arts and Crafts Book Rack

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Videos in the Series

Introduction: Arts and Crafts Book Rack

Gregory Paolini offers an overview of his step-by-step video series on building a Stickley-inspired Arts and Crafts book rack.

Episode 1: Bookmatched End Panels

Learn how to produce striking bookmatched panels with a unique trick involving the lamination of thinner stock.

Episode 2: Router Templates

Learn how to craft a router template that yields consistent, accurate through-mortises.

Episode 3: Routing Through-Mortises

Gregory Paolini puts his router template to use, crafting crisp, clean through mortises for his Arts & Crafts Book Rack.

Episode 4: Tenons

Gregory Paolini crafts the chamfered through-tenons for his Arts & Crafts Book Rack.

Episode 5: Glue-Up

Learn how to prep all the components of the book rack for a trouble-free glue-up.

Episode 6: Ammonia Fumed Finish

Learn how to apply the classic Arts and Crafts ammonia-fumed finish as the Book Rack project wraps up.

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