Whispering Woodworks

Neoclassical Bookcase in Mahogany
This neoclassical style bookcase was built from solid mahogany and features raised pilasters with hand carved capitals in a very architectural design.   The construction of the bookcase is done with handcut dovetails which are visible from the top of the piece.  The shelves are attached to the sides of the piece with a very solid sliding dovetail joint.  The piece features an arched top rail, graduated shelf spacing, solid mahogany back boards, reproduction brass rosettes, and interior lighting for the top shelf.  The size, style, wood selection, and coloring can be customized to suit the customer's requirements.

Solid mahogany construction - utilizing wide boards for full grain patterns.
The dimensions are 84" high x 47" wide x 13" deep - other sizes available on request
Solid mahogany backboards
Raised pilasters with hand carved foliage capitals
Handcut dovetail joinery throughout the piece
All molding and trim details were based on period styles.
This bookcase was stained to simulate an aged coloring and finished with a hand rubbed wiping varnish -  then buffed and waxed to a satiny sheen.
Other woods, styles and finishes are available

View of bookcase in customer's house - with interior and top lights turned on.