Mahogany China Cabinet

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Project by miles125 posted 11-28-2008 04:21 PM 2725 views 12 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this for a customer over the summer. All Mahogany veneers and solids with a gel stain and satin lacquer finish.

Also included is the initial design sketch i did to get the project underway.

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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#1 posted 11-28-2008 04:25 PM

Very nice! Great job on the glass doors and the overall design. The finish looks great. Very classy look.

Well done!

-- christopheralan

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#2 posted 11-28-2008 04:46 PM

I just love it!

Simple yet perfectly balanced. You’ve got great skills not only as a woodworker but as a designer too.

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#3 posted 11-28-2008 05:29 PM

Classic good looks.

-- "Bordnerizing" perfectly good lumber for over a decade.

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#4 posted 11-28-2008 06:45 PM

wow, that’s beautiful!
fantastic work. I also like the included sketch, very cool.

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#5 posted 11-28-2008 06:52 PM

That’s really nice work. I like the way the rails drop at the bottom corners of the hutch too. The way they follow the feet really sets this off.


-- Scott - Chico California

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#6 posted 11-28-2008 06:56 PM

Great looking cabinet Miles!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#7 posted 11-28-2008 07:36 PM

Fantastic piece, Miles! And I love the photo with the reflection of the trees in the glass.

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

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#8 posted 11-28-2008 07:41 PM

Miles, thanks for posting this…it’s a great piece. Nice wood choice and great design. Any idea how many hours you have in it?

I agree with Charlie…nice photo.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#9 posted 11-28-2008 10:41 PM

I’m inpressed…

I need to build something like that for my Kitchen when I tare it all out and redo it, that is very nice.


-- Jimmy "Handi" Warner,,, Twitter: @Handisworkshop, @HandisCreations

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#10 posted 11-29-2008 01:00 AM

Excellent piece Miles. Great design.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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#11 posted 11-29-2008 03:45 AM

Very nice design and execution. Thanks for sharing.

-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.

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#12 posted 11-29-2008 04:58 AM

WOW Excellent job are the doors raised panels if they are how did you make them

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#13 posted 11-29-2008 07:14 AM

MILES ! this is one nice piece. about as nice as I’ve seen

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#14 posted 11-29-2008 07:56 AM

Very nice, indeed!

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#15 posted 11-29-2008 08:04 AM

Beautiful work and a classy design. Thanks!

-- Rich, Seattle, WA

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