Extra bit on bookcase

I had some photos spare, and figured the section on making the dentil moulding could do with better/more explanation, so did this:
http://wiki.diyfaq.org.uk/index.php?title=Making_equally_spaced_cuts
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Dentils are such a powerful feature that it's useful to know how you got them right. I thought the build and proportions of those with the other mouldings used to create the compound cornice feature were really well balanced. The reeding was a nice touch too, simple but added a lot.
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On 22/06/2014 09:01, fred wrote:

Used to do those on a sawbench using various shaped cutters (astragal etc). Would then rip them into strips 3mm thick and pin them on the front of shelf units etc. The only wood that would take that amount of fine machining without breaking up was Quebec Yellow (pinus stobus). Soft as cheese but perfect for the job
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On 22/06/2014 09:01, fred wrote:

The original design had the "teeth" protrude past the scotia, which looked ok. It was only when I was plying with it on a mock up that I found the scotia (being slightly asymmetric) would actually match the height of the tops of the teeth if I wanted, and decided that actually looked quite nice.

Yup I was determined to do that - took some time to track down the router cutter for it as well (Axminster in the end), when you get it to flow into the cove, I think it works nicely. It also looks good on some pieces if you add a second one spaced off the bottom by a couple of inches.
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