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Blog entry by bigchopperoo posted 01-07-2013 01:10 PM 1131 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a cabinet i made for a customer of mine. The magazine, American Woodworker liked it and asked me to do and article on it. So i made another one. It’s made of cherry and has an unique locking handle on it.
If you are intersted in learning more it’s featured in this months American Woodworker Magazine 164.
The inset doors on it can sometimes be tricky to fit. But i have a methond that makes it easy. And when you’ll see it, you’ll never be intimidated by getting consistant gaps all the way around ever again.
I’ve made a video how to fit inset doors and i’ll post it here later this week. If you’d like to see the video now you can visit my channel at youtube. www.youtube.com/bigchopperoo

-- Chad Stanton, Big Chopperoo www.woodchoppintime.com



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John

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#1 posted 01-07-2013 01:20 PM

beautiful cabinet and congrats on getting published! look forward to the video

-- John - Central PA - http://affyx.wordpress.com

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bigchopperoo

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#2 posted 01-07-2013 01:38 PM

Thanks JC! It’s funny when the customer asked to design and make it, i wasn’t really excited. But once it was built. I really grew to enjoy the charm of this simple cabinet. So when the magazine asked to make another one, i was thrilled.

-- Chad Stanton, Big Chopperoo www.woodchoppintime.com

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Roger

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#3 posted 01-07-2013 01:44 PM

A very nice build and congrats on the publish part also. I find your vids amusing, entertaining, and absorbing.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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Kindlingmaker

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#4 posted 01-07-2013 02:38 PM

Your cabinet looks great and will be looking forward to your door inset video with great ernest! With your style of woodworking with your flare and finding ways to make things easier you should be published a lot more in the magazines! Good work and a belated Happy Birthday!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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stefang

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#5 posted 01-07-2013 03:52 PM

Looks real good and congrats on getting published!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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bigchopperoo

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#6 posted 01-07-2013 07:52 PM

Thanks for the “congrasts” everybody. And thanks for watching the videos. 5 years ago when i started doing video people didn’t get my style. I received more hate than you could possibly imagine. But that’s all changed now. It’s opened doors to so many connections and opportunities. Sticking with it really has had pay offs. So thank you everyone i truly appreciate it.

-- Chad Stanton, Big Chopperoo www.woodchoppintime.com

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revieck

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#7 posted 01-08-2013 01:30 AM

That’s one NICE looking cabinet Chad! Congrats on getting published in American Woodworker magazine! Now go dance, “cause you earned it my friend.

-- Some minds are like concrete - thoroughly mixed up and permanently set.

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Dave

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#8 posted 01-09-2013 03:34 AM

You are on your way Chad. Outstanding. Good work and good luck!

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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