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Old 11-19-2011, 01:20 PM   #1
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I want to build a custom bookcase out of plywood. I like the modern look of the thicker panels (~2") similar to this ikea bookcase. Ikea is a honeycomb paper core inside thin wood veneers. What's the best way to achieve this look with stuff I can buy at big box stores? Doubling up on plywood seem like a waste of material and unnecessary weight. i do need it to be sturdy though.


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Old 11-19-2011, 05:18 PM   #2
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1/2" ply skins with solid wood faces would be stout and light----

Do you have a table saw?

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yup. table saw armed and ready.
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