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David Anthony Colarusso - Sadly not Havoc Dinosaur
Intermittent musings on the law, science, education, technology, design, and life. Also, I build things: furniture, software, reasoned arguments... To learn more about that, click a persona below for my eponymous website.

How to Make a Jeffersonian Bookstand

by David Colarusso - January 3rd, 2010

The video below is a bit of a departure from my usual science fare. It shows the construction of a bookstand modeled on one found in Thomas Jefferson’s office at Monticello, and it was a lot of fun to make.

Entry Filed under: Sketches et al.

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  • 1. Kinderkleding  |  June 27th, 2012 at 8:02 am

    nice nice

    very nice

  • 2. Jarrett  |  December 21st, 2016 at 9:59 am

    I see you chiseled out the grooves for the supports. Do you think a router would do the trick. Did you go with the chisel for any reason in particular?

    Great work! I’m going to build two of these this winter/spring: one for me and one for a buddy who loves books.


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