After snapping two (2) titanium drill bits drilling into the maple “wood” it was eventually possible to finish the shelves. Maybe for bird’s eye maple this aggravation is worth it.

Getting an even light so none of the plastic covers DVDs or VCDs distracted the camera took some adjusting. Alas, the silver writing on the covers of the red books (second shelf left) does not show up well in this light at this distance. There’s room left (lower right) for recordings of double maces, fan or maybe double fans, melon hammers …