Lodge Style Rustic Hutch

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Project by dennis mitchell posted 12-06-2008 07:26 PM 4752 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the hutch built to match my sideboard. The Pine log legs are contrasted with dark stained hand planed Alder. Dried willow branched decorate the crown. Natural Pine has been used for shelving and accents. Priced to sell!

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#1 posted 12-06-2008 07:36 PM

wow…that middle picture with the sunlight highlighting the wood truly shows nice…I love these dennis!!!

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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Douglas Bordner

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#2 posted 12-06-2008 08:37 PM

I don’t know why exactly, but these appeal to me so much more that some Chippendale or period highboy. That crownwork is just astounding.

If two salient factors weren’t in play, I’d be all over these (1. House is so packed with furniture after merging two households that I can’t even indulge my own desire to try larger scaled work, and 2. Perennially tight budget).

Good luck with the sale.

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

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#3 posted 12-06-2008 10:45 PM

Dennis Very nice I hope that you make a million on them.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#4 posted 12-06-2008 11:07 PM

I am not a fan of rustic, but I sure like these!

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#5 posted 12-06-2008 11:12 PM

stunning as always!!!
And I, too, am in awe of the photo with the sun doing its highlighting . wow

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#6 posted 12-06-2008 11:55 PM

Great looking pieces Dennis!

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

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#7 posted 12-07-2008 01:17 AM

Just great, Dennis. I really like the color and the twig design around the top. These won’t last long. Excellent, excellent.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#8 posted 12-07-2008 01:34 AM

Cool stuff Dennis. Thanks for sharing.

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

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#9 posted 12-07-2008 07:55 AM

Very nice. This style will catch my eye every time. Good one.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service

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#10 posted 12-07-2008 01:40 PM

Great job Dennis, I wish I had the bucks too. I’d grab that hutch in a nano second. Really pretty buddy. Somehow it doesn’t look rustic to me.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#11 posted 12-07-2008 09:33 PM

Really nice work Dennis, oh it is rustic allright, “high-end western lodge and big ranches with deep pockets” fine rustic, reminds me alot of Thomas Molesworth’s work on the trim, but you have your own unique style which looks great. Heck you are not too far from his ole neck of the woods, Cody…

Keep up the good work…

-- Frank, Dallas,TX , , “I have a REALLY BIG chainsaw”

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#12 posted 12-08-2008 02:53 AM

This is a nice set.I hope you sell them quickly and get orders for more pieces.Good Luck!!!!

-- Scott NM,

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#13 posted 12-09-2008 05:24 PM

Superb! I think the design is on point.
The different woods make for a great color contrast.
Thanks for posting.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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Oak Designs

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#14 posted 02-19-2009 01:55 PM

wow, some serious time has been put in there!

-- Ben Bull, Oak Designs -

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#15 posted 04-15-2010 07:09 PM

WOW. I have a renewed respect for rustic elegance.

-- " 'Truth' is like a beautiful flower, unique to each plant and to the season it blossoms ... 'Fact' is the root and leaf, allowing the plant grow and bloom again."

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