Walnut Curio Cabinet

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Project by Adam Weis posted 09-29-2008 04:20 AM 2154 views 10 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This cabinet was of my own design and is built in walnut and alder with PO cedar for the drawer parts. The glass is also antique from an old window. I became increasingly aware as i made it that what looks interesting on paper is not necessarily convenient to build. (note the design of the doors) Anyways I just thought i would put it up to see what people think.

-- Adam,

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#1 posted 09-29-2008 07:24 AM

Well, I really like it! I don’t think people use walnut as there main wood in furniture pieces. Walnut seems to be relegated to the accent side of furniture.


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#2 posted 09-29-2008 03:46 PM

Very Nice!!!

-- Dennis Zongker

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#3 posted 09-29-2008 05:00 PM

Beautiful! – I can appreciate the work that you have in this – very nice workmanship!

-- The Gnarly Wood Shoppe

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#4 posted 09-29-2008 08:10 PM

Unusual design but works, what did you use to make the cut outs on the drawers and are the dovetails cut by hand?

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#5 posted 09-30-2008 12:39 AM

The curio cabinet is a very nice design.

Thanks for posting

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#6 posted 10-02-2008 06:37 PM

That’s a very nice piece of furniture.i like the design.

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#7 posted 10-11-2008 06:40 PM

STUNNING!!!!! Adam, I am not only favoriting this but I have to add you to my buddy list to make sure your work doesn’t slip by me. Your design and craftmanship are equally impressive.

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#8 posted 10-11-2008 06:58 PM

Sweet! I like the way the cutouts peek up above the lower door rail. Kinda looks like one of those nouveau poppies growing up from inside.

-- Scott - Chico California

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#9 posted 10-11-2008 10:07 PM

Very nice design, original and very well executed.

-- If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?

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#10 posted 10-12-2008 03:13 AM

Not sure how I missed this one, really cool.

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#11 posted 12-17-2009 11:02 PM

Your work is really stunning

-- "All you need in this life is ignorance and confidence, and then Success is sure." Mark Twain

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