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Project by jcsterling posted 91 days ago 1204 views 4 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

curly cherry cabinet with spalted elm door panels. 16” deep x 36 1/2” long x 30 1/2” tall. finished with odies oil. cedar veneer ply used for drawer bottoms. red oak drawer sides. the spalted elm came from a tree that was downed in a storm 3 years ago. I sawed off some planks freehand with my chainsaw and let it do its thing until I decided to use it this year.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776





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siavosh

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#1 posted 91 days ago

This is beautiful, love the elm.

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grizzman

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#2 posted 91 days ago

beautiful piece john, love the dove tails and like the spalted elm, we had a elm come down about a week ago, it fell across the rail tracks just down the road, i went and got about 11 rounds for someone to use as a turning project, right now i have them all packed in sawdust…., but love your cabinet…

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BTimmons

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#3 posted 91 days ago

Very nice all around.

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JoeRPhilly

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#4 posted 91 days ago

beautiful piece, very nice work!

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MarkTheFiddler

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#5 posted 91 days ago

Stunning cabinet! The spalted elm was a perfect choice.

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Monte Pittman

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#6 posted 91 days ago

Great combination. Gorgeous piece.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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squaretree

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#7 posted 91 days ago

The design is great, as well as the execution

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Gary

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#8 posted 91 days ago

Wonderful piece of furniture.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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gfadvm

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#9 posted 91 days ago

Beautiful job with some very unusual wood. And it will only get more beautiful as that cherry ages.

I’ve cut a lot of dead elm but have never seen that much spalting.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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NiteWalker

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#10 posted 91 days ago

Beautiful design. :-)
I love the elm panels.

-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.

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kjwoodworking

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#11 posted 90 days ago

Beautiful, as are the other works of art on your website.
Very talented woodworker.

-- Kirk H. -- http://www.kjwoodworking.com

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spud72

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#12 posted 90 days ago

Nice piece of work

Guy

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AspiringWoodworker

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#13 posted 90 days ago

That is beautiful John!

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Kaleb the Swede

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#14 posted 90 days ago

Great work. That is really a nice looking piece

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BillyD3152

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#15 posted 90 days ago

Classy piece

-- Billy Long Island, NY

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