Sailor Armoire

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Project by ACM posted 04-17-2014 04:06 PM 1313 views 5 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Attended Red River College for the Cabinetry and Woodworking Technology program. This was my final project.

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#1 posted 04-17-2014 04:09 PM

Awesome backboard!

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#2 posted 04-17-2014 04:26 PM

Ooo, I’d like to know how you did the rope.

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#3 posted 04-17-2014 05:06 PM

Stunning! I’d also like to know how you did the backboard and the rope edge.

-- "The difference between school and real life is that in real life the tests come first, and then the lessons" -- Robert Lang, 360 Woodworking

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#4 posted 04-17-2014 05:43 PM

Nice work.

-- Jeff NJ

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#5 posted 04-17-2014 05:53 PM

So I’m guessing you passed =) Nice work.

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#6 posted 04-17-2014 07:26 PM

Very nice. I would expect not just a pass, but a good grade as well.

-- Psalm 62: 11 Once God has spoken; twice have I heard this: that power belongs to God, 12 and steadfast love belongs to you, O Lord. For you repay to all according to their work

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#7 posted 04-17-2014 07:46 PM

Fantastic project, beautiful piece of furniture. I too would like to know about the rope, hand carved? Beautiful carving on the top too, overall one fantastic display of craftsmanship.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#8 posted 04-17-2014 08:08 PM

NIce armoire chest a lot of talented work here serious eye candy for cabinet makers. Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#9 posted 04-17-2014 08:11 PM

Is it a liquor cabinet?

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#10 posted 04-17-2014 11:09 PM

very nice piece – excellent work!

-- Greg Simon

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#11 posted 04-18-2014 12:08 AM

Man that is a beautiful amoire! I love the sailing ship, and the rope detail!

-- Dean

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#12 posted 04-18-2014 01:28 AM

They done taught you right! Beautiful armoire. Do give the details…. Wood, finish, etc…

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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#13 posted 04-18-2014 06:14 AM

Thank-you all for the lovely comments. Much appreciated.
I wanted to do something a little different for my final.
I really appreciate the old fashioned furniture and decided to go with storage cabinet.
The main material is Oak.
The detailed backboard was made with a CNC machine; I drew up the design using AutoCAD.
The rope molding is Maple. (Lining up the miter-cuts was quite a challenge)
I veneered the drawer fronts to give it a nice design with the rift-cut pieces that I had.
I used a Red Mahogany stain and sealer and lacquer spray-on finish.

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#14 posted 04-18-2014 04:21 PM

If I was your grader I would give you an A++ for that piece.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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