OK, lots done since posting Build #1 ..
completed assembly of the skeleton/structure complete with the painted black top
Moved onto making the walnut skin … made the thin pieces for the bent wood laminations
glued them up
routed grooves for the end panels
dry fit the end panels before doing the veneer work
routed slots for the concealed hinges
fit the curved door rails
routed grooves in curved door rails
dry fit the skin and doors, again before starting the veneer work
clamped up the veneer .. curly maple
assembled and sanded thru 400 grit
applied 3 coats of Danish Oil with 600 grit wet sand on each
will now let sit a few days .. and then put on the poly this weekend … almost complete ..