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Project by RSpiece posted 07-24-2014 02:44 AM 1880 views 23 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a wall cabinet in walnut with maple burl panels. It was made to house a flat screen tv.

-- -Rob





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danofpaco

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#1 posted 07-24-2014 03:18 AM

Stunning. Beautiful. Nice work!

-- Dan :: Minnesota

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#2 posted 07-24-2014 04:33 AM

That is some stunning grain! You have showcased it perfectly!

Welcome to LJs!

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#3 posted 07-24-2014 08:53 AM

That is the most lively burl I’ve ever seen and it is very well showcased here. I think you must have done an excellent job on the finish too to get so much grain detail out of those panels.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#4 posted 07-24-2014 10:02 AM

welcome to LJ’s..your first post is a stunner!

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RSpiece

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#5 posted 07-24-2014 10:33 AM

Thanks, fellas. The maple burl is a veneer from Certainly Wood. It’s finished with boiled linseed oil, with lacquer on top.

-- -Rob

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#6 posted 07-24-2014 11:15 AM

Beautiful in all aspects – design, craftsmanship, wood contrast, & especially the burl panels. Fantastic.

-- "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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#7 posted 07-24-2014 11:23 AM

Very nice piece!

-- Doug...

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RSpiece

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#8 posted 07-24-2014 11:34 AM

Thanks for all of the kind words! Check out my class on Doors for Cabinetry and Fine Furniture at Craftsy to see how I make my doors. Use this link for $10 off the sale price if you would like to take the class. It’s aimed at intermediate woodworkers and shows the process of designing, building, and hanging doors on a couple different cabinets.

http://www.craftsy.com/ext/RobertSpiece_4618_D

-- -Rob

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dabbbler

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#9 posted 07-24-2014 12:24 PM

This is very marvelous!

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#10 posted 07-24-2014 12:24 PM

Very attractive and nicely done,

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#11 posted 07-24-2014 12:35 PM

Gorgeous!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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bigguy

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#12 posted 07-24-2014 01:04 PM

flat out beautiful… Great Job!!

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#13 posted 07-24-2014 01:40 PM

beautiful work

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#14 posted 07-24-2014 01:43 PM

That is a beautiful design and cabinet and a great wood combination. It just jumps right out at you. It will be the focal point of the room and a wonderful eye catcher.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#15 posted 07-24-2014 02:16 PM

Wow, very eye catching. Great job.

-- Julian

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