Apothecary Cabinet.. #4: Remember the cabinet??

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Blog entry by degoose posted 08-02-2011 11:44 AM 3743 reads 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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While I was being industrious over the weekend… got around to sanding the finger joints of a few of the drawers on the Apothecary Cabinet…
Lots of fun…

Actually had to sand all six sides of each drawer… got 8 done so far and a few from a while ago… just over 20 to go… yahoo…

I think that they will look fabulous… hope I get them finished this year LOL

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#1 posted 08-02-2011 12:50 PM

Should make a fine looking cabinet when you are finished. Looking forward to the completed project.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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matt garcia

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#2 posted 08-02-2011 01:00 PM

That darker wood has such a rich color!!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#3 posted 08-02-2011 01:13 PM

I absolutely love apothecary cabinets. The step you’re currrently on is why I haven’t built one.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#4 posted 08-02-2011 02:10 PM

As my Dad always said…. The best way to eat an elephant…. Is one bit at a time. You will get there Larry.

Looks like it is going to come along awesome. Keep us up to date on how things go….

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#5 posted 08-02-2011 04:19 PM

Don’t you wish you could have a robot to do some of the tedious stuff? A sanding bot would be near the top of my list…........I wonder if they will ever make a shop bot that runs around the shop floor and picks up the shavings and the sawdust, like the vacuum robots for carpeting…............

..........also high on the list would be a finishing bot… that could clean up after itself…...............

Oh well. Gotta dream…........

-- Jim, Anchorage Alaska

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#6 posted 08-02-2011 07:06 PM

Look good!

Man O Man, Larry…

You sure do believe in doing things in a BIG style don’t you?!

I KNOW you’re tired of just One Step of those 20 items… You’re making WORK out of it! :)

Your main business is selling at those Shows isn’t it? I guess I FINALLY figured it out! :)

Yes, it IS the work that you do… and very well… I might add. :)

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

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#7 posted 08-02-2011 07:25 PM


Good luck sanding…

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#8 posted 08-02-2011 11:18 PM

you missed a spot on the third row ….......
the one you havn´t take picture of :-)


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#9 posted 08-03-2011 01:12 AM

Nice start, Larry.

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