Blonde's Maple Martini Cabinet #3: Phase IV Crown moulding

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Blog entry by Ken90712 posted 12-06-2015 04:51 PM 886 reads 0 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Phase 3 taking shape. Part 3 of Blonde's Maple Martini Cabinet series Part 4: Making the Raised Panel doors. »

Phase IV
This phase consisted of sanding and installing the center stile for the upper cabinet. Then I needed to make some small supports for the back of the shelf’s, to ensure there would be no sagging over the yrs. l then filled in the Brad nails holes and sanded some more.

Now to the Crown Moulding which I love doing. With that said, we all know it can be very time consuming to get it right. Because we chose to make a Neo-angle cabinet, we had a few more cuts at 22.5 degrees compared to the normal 45 degree cuts. We all have the best intentions when making a project and sometimes the results are frustrating. The Crown took me 3-4 hours, but I think the results we pretty good. ( I didn’t have to go back for more moulding,,, yea!!!!!!!! LOL ).....

Phase V will be making doors.
Thx for looking

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Dennis Zongker

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#1 posted 12-06-2015 05:04 PM

Looks really sweet Ken, the detail of the dental molding and Crown molding look very professional.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#2 posted 12-06-2015 05:23 PM

I think you nailed it Ken. The crown molding is just the right proportions (to my eye) and you did an excellent job of installing it. The whole cabinet just keeps getting better and better.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#3 posted 12-06-2015 06:14 PM

Awesome, Ken!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#4 posted 12-06-2015 08:45 PM

Nice looking Ken.

-- Dan Wiggins

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#5 posted 12-06-2015 10:28 PM

That’s really going to be beautiful

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#6 posted 12-06-2015 10:40 PM

You’re really NAILING this project, Ken!

Perfect at every step!

Did you make the Crown Moulding or Buy it?
... with that dentil portion there, the width had to be Right ON for it to come out nice and even… I guess you had that planned from the start… Yes? Really turned out GREAT!! Beautiful job!

It’s nice watching a plan come together… yeah…. :)

Thank you!

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#7 posted 12-07-2015 01:00 AM

That is looking great. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#8 posted 12-07-2015 01:33 AM

kudos! Very nice finish on the crown. Did you make the dentil molding?

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#9 posted 12-07-2015 02:51 AM

You guys work great together! Nice photos!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#10 posted 12-07-2015 01:05 PM

Ken the crown molding very detailed. Wow! I really like the curve in the stile. will you carry that curve into the doors?

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#11 posted 12-07-2015 07:51 PM

Coming along nicely Ken!!

-- When it feels like a job, it isn't a hobby anymore.

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#12 posted 12-07-2015 11:51 PM

Thx eveyrone for the kind words. I was going to make the crown but time with Pops was an issue. So I bought the crown as he was only out for a cpl weeks.( couldn’t work him everyday LOL ) I plan on mirroring the arch on the lower rail into the upper doors. Blondie wants the bottom doors square.

Thank-you for the support.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#13 posted 12-08-2015 06:02 AM


Super COOL… Oh, Pops working on this too! ... Very good!

Looking Great!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:"

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#14 posted 12-08-2015 05:28 PM

Very nice work—looking good!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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#15 posted 12-26-2015 05:24 PM

Looking fantastic Ken

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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