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Dress Up Center/Bookshelf

I wanted to build something special for my cute little niece. My brother and sister-in-law said how much she enjoyed her dress up clothes so naturally she would need a place to store them. No ordinary closet would do, and the dress up centers for sale looked a little too childish or cheap. I not only wanted to build her something beautiful but something that would out last this short “dress up” stage. So I decided on a style that I liked and I included removable shelves and made the rod and supports easily removal as well. Making this is a timeless piece that could be used for a long time.

http://rogueengineer.com/dress-up-center-bookshelf/

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Comment by Jamison Rantz on December 17, 2014 at 9:20am

Hey Scott,

Sorry about the delay in getting back to you. The Kreg rip-cut is great for quickly breaking down plywood. It's cheap and easy to store. It's actually much easier and safer to use than a table saw for this purpose.

However, if you think you'll ever do any precise cuts or mitered rip cuts, I would definitely keep the table saw.

Comment by Scott Schachinger on December 10, 2014 at 12:07pm

I just picked up a table saw.  Should I return it and get the DIY kit and get a circular saw?  The table saw would take up a lot of space and maybe some nice jaw horses a circular saw and the DIY kit with the rip cut guide would be a better setup.  Thanks for your input.

Scott

Comment by Scott Schachinger on December 10, 2014 at 11:58am

Thanks 

Scott

Comment by Jamison Rantz on December 10, 2014 at 11:58am

Scott, heres the link to the plans. I must have forgot to include it in the description. Ill be sure to fix that  http://rogueengineer.com/dress-up-center-bookshelf/

Comment by Scott Schachinger on December 10, 2014 at 10:36am

How can I get the plans?  Want to build something similar for my daughter.  Thanks

Comment by james wilhelm on August 22, 2014 at 7:36pm

Jamison , you are welcome , keep up the good work , have fun and please keep showing your project,s , we need more member,s like you on this site , have a great night , JIM !!

Comment by Jamison Rantz on August 22, 2014 at 7:30pm

Thanks James! I appreciate the kind words and yes she was a very happy little girl when she saw this for the first time.

Comment by james wilhelm on August 22, 2014 at 7:25pm

Hi Jamison , I have  looked at all of your project,s , they are very good and well detailed , with a very nice finish , I am sure your niece is very happy , thank,s for sharing them with the community , well done , JIM !!

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