Spalted Maple Bookshelf -3

Finally after various coats of varnish, shellac and wax, I could move this to son’s room and pair it with the study table made couple months ago.
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Could not find a door pull that fits the bow front and spalted grain pattern.  Shaped two nose like pull that I think matches better to the natural grain.

I shaped the bow front along with the maple that cupped naturally as it dries.  Was worried that it would not match with the natural edge that I kept, it turns out to be alright, but it could be just the maker’s self bias opinion.
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Even though no one could see the top without climbing up on purpose, I still think that keeping the natural edge and selecting grain pattern to flow with the entire bookshelf is important.  DSC_1942

It doesn’t take much waiting time , shelves are filled with son’s favorite books and toys quickly. Though, the smile on the face is most rewarding to me.
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Question is: what is next?


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