1.5 million dollar cabinet for inspiration

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Blog entry by botanist posted 09-16-2013 05:22 PM 1890 reads 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I haven’t seen this posted on Lumberjocks yet, so I thought I might bring it to the community’s attention. A woodworker in Australia took six years to create this cabinet out of 34 different types of wood, including petrified wood and it’s valued at $1.5 million.

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#1 posted 09-16-2013 06:02 PM

What’s George Carlin doing to that fancy cabinet?

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#2 posted 09-16-2013 06:09 PM

Wow…..awesome marketry and veneering work.

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#3 posted 09-16-2013 07:24 PM

I have never seen this before. Thanks for posting. Truly amazing.

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#4 posted 09-16-2013 08:42 PM

Humbling!!!! Maybe in another life.

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#5 posted 09-16-2013 11:16 PM

If I lived to be a thousand years old, I still wouldn’t be that good. WOW!!!

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#6 posted 09-17-2013 01:14 AM

George isn’t stealing anything, he just wants to know where everything is.

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#7 posted 09-17-2013 01:19 AM

Very interesting. Thanks for posting.

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#8 posted 09-17-2013 02:22 AM

What a treat! Thanks for sharing the link.

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#9 posted 09-17-2013 02:41 AM

Awesome piece and not a bad payday either

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#10 posted 09-17-2013 03:45 AM

George is just looking for his ”stuff”!

That is, IMO, a work of a lifetime with determination, patience, and craftsmanship!
Can you imagine moving that to some buyers location and the insurance required!

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#11 posted 09-17-2013 08:48 AM

I have one similar in my garage I keep nails and “stuff” in it!

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