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Project by PaBull posted 12-04-2008 01:55 AM 3128 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a wall unit I just finished. I used partly clear pine part poplar. The face of the cabinet is tung and grove with a bead. It all needs to be painted still. The fire place was build by a mason. We collected the rock at the beach here in Oceanside. The mantel and hearth I cut out of Sebastian Sandstone. The design was done by my wife.

Oh, by the way, there are secret little doors in the side of one of one of the compartments?

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I had this project posted at http://homerefurbers.com/projects/108 for a while.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower





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Thos. Angle

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#1 posted 12-04-2008 02:35 AM

Wow, that will hold a lot of stuff!! Very well thought out and executed. Great job of scribing around the rock.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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bbqking

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#2 posted 12-04-2008 02:51 AM

What color are you going to paint it? I would suggest a warm red with a hint of blue. Just me, though. bbqKing.

-- bbqKing, Lawrenceville

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BamaCummins

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#3 posted 12-04-2008 03:11 AM

Beautiful work. I need to do something like this too. Ideas galore.

-- "I don't know, we haven't played Alabama yet." -- Vince Lombardi after being asked what it felt like to be the greatest football team in the world just after winning the '66 Super Bowl.

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#4 posted 12-04-2008 03:14 AM

Nice work will done

-- Jim, Kentucky

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#5 posted 12-04-2008 04:27 AM

Thats a nice wall unit.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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PaBull

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#6 posted 12-04-2008 05:49 PM

Thanks for your nice comments.

Bbqking, the frame is painted already the color all of it will be. The focus should not be the cabinets, but rather the fireplace.

Thos, I got ahead of the mason with my woodworking, so he had to scribe to the wood.

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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Douglas Krueger

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#7 posted 01-08-2009 07:24 AM

Very nice unit that ties in nicely with the fireplace and the secret doors remain a secret.

-- I can so I wood but why are my learning curves always circles

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jSchrock

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#8 posted 01-09-2009 11:30 AM

There’s the door

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PaBull

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#9 posted 01-09-2009 08:20 PM

Nope, try again…..;-)

-- rhykenologist and plant grower

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