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Chippendale Cabinet Project #10: The Doors

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Blog entry by William posted 1265 days ago 942 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 9: Two For One With Some More Scrolling Part 10 of Chippendale Cabinet Project series Part 11: Four Foot Topper »

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-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/



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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 1265 days ago

William;

This is really looking great!!!

Have you ever considered using European hinges?

They making hanging doors a piece of cake. Adjustments are simple, too.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Dave

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#2 posted 1265 days ago

looking great William. Blame the bad luck on Murphy. Are you going to try to match the fretwork color with the hardwood or leave a bit of difference between the two. I like it with a difference in the color. It makes the fretwork standout. IMHO
Good stuff.
I got a week off now. Shop time is in the near future;)

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

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William

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#3 posted 1265 days ago

Lee, I’m afraid I don’t know what European hinges are. I’ll have to check into that. It may be something I will use in the future. I’ll be willing to try anything that’ll make hanging doors evenly any easier at all.
Dave, I’m leaving the scroll work the same color. When I’m through building, what you see now will just be coated with several coats of polyurethane. I like the contrasting color. However, I’m not quite through yet. There’s still more scroll work to do. There’s a piece of scroll work that spans 47” across the back of the top plate and stand about eight inches tall with a small overlay piece in the middle of it. Also, there’s a few spots I have noticed as I’ve went that I may sand on a little before the polyurthane.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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Dave

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#4 posted 1265 days ago

William my wife isn’t feeling well and I showed her you project. That promptly produced a smile on her face. You have done real good today, you built smiles;)
thx friend

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

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William

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#5 posted 1265 days ago

I’m glad I could make someone feel better.
When this is done, I can’t wait until I get the money for everything I’m going to need to start my next challenge project.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#6 posted 1265 days ago

That is turning out very nice!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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ND2ELK

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#7 posted 1264 days ago

Very impressive project. Beautifully done. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#8 posted 1264 days ago

This is really, really looking awesome! Your work is amazing! I have enjoyed reading about this process very much and appreciate your sharing it with us. Way to go, William!

Sheila ;)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs (http://www.sheilalandrydesigns.com) Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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William

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#9 posted 1264 days ago

Thank you all so much for the compliments.
There will not be a post today either. I got nothing done today. Well, I got nothing done in the shop anyway. I did have a wonderful day though. Actually most of my day was consumed by Lumberjocks. So I will be writing a post in my Coffeepot Ramblings section before I get off line tonight.

-- http://wddsrfinewoodworks.blogspot.com/

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Beginningwoodworker

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#10 posted 1264 days ago

William thats some awesome work.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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