My goal for these bookcases was to create
something practical, that also looks good. These
bookcases were a great project that can also be done
at home if someone wanted to.
•Something we learned about this project was that
communication is key. Things can go sideways in a group
project (all projects, really) if there isn’t good enough
communication from each side
— Something that inspired this was that we wanted to
make something for our home to tell people, “We made
• We were influenced by the family that we have in
the industry, that have impacted us and inspired us
to pursue this career too.
•If we did this again, we would manage our time differently. It wasn’t our assembly that
took so long, but the cutting and measuring.
– We would use a different type of wood.
•Next time we’ll try to put more thought into our materials
and the list of them we need put together.
Something that made this personal was the fact that we
could use it to furnish our home.
•During this, we struggled with getting the right materials
and sometimes even measurements but were able to overcome the obstacles.
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