cherry cabinet with a rustic twist

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Project by jcsterling posted 10-08-2014 04:48 PM 1654 views 8 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

curly cherry natural edge cabinet with natural twig legs. door panel is bookmatched spalted maple and pull is black walnut.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#1 posted 10-08-2014 04:50 PM

nice. I like the beveled edges on the shelves and the understated contrast of species.

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#2 posted 10-08-2014 05:15 PM

this turned out really good john, i do love the sapwood being left on, it gives it good contrast and the natural logs just make this one really nice piece, i like the door pull as well..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#3 posted 10-08-2014 05:34 PM

Thank you AAron and Grizz!

Grizz you only like to door pull because of your weakness for walnut….not that its a bad thing

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#4 posted 10-08-2014 05:53 PM

lol, you might be right john, ive been dipping into my stash of walnut here lately…oh how sweet it is to just open the door and pull out a plank…but i do like the design of the pull, i dont think there is a better wood for it unless you went with the black stuff, that costs an arm and a leg…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 10-08-2014 05:58 PM

This turned out nicely.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#6 posted 10-08-2014 08:48 PM

I like the design. Love this natural edge cabinet, great wood selection and finish. Did you bookmatch it on table
saw or band saw?

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#7 posted 10-08-2014 09:35 PM

Nice! love the Outside-in look. How are the twigs attached?

-- -Lucas, Salt Lake City

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#8 posted 10-08-2014 10:40 PM

You solved a lot of design challenges with this piece. I like it!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#9 posted 10-09-2014 10:45 AM

Wow! Really beautiful work. How did you finish it?

-- Just trying to build something beautiful

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#10 posted 10-09-2014 01:47 PM

looks great my style very nice

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Monte Pittman

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#11 posted 10-09-2014 03:33 PM

Great looking piece. Great blend of natural and elegance.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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