Oak cabinet

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Project by majuvla posted 01-24-2015 12:55 PM 1988 views 6 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finaly finished six months project. Cabinet made of oak outside and firwood inside. All board were joined with biscuits.Edge joints are hand made overlaping dovetails strengten with home made oak 8mm dovels (it’s far from perfect, but I’m stil learning). Half blind dovetails on drowers were made with template, as well as finger joints on interior 3 drawers box. Finish is semigloss water base laquer and I used some wood gel for first layer which preserve original colour of oak and prevent it to get dark and yellow.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#1 posted 01-24-2015 01:05 PM

What a nice set up and very unique. Plenty of space to put everything! Nice job on this Ivan!

-- Tony UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it.." Now I can't stop!

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#2 posted 01-24-2015 01:12 PM

Very modern and unique. Nice builds

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#3 posted 01-24-2015 01:33 PM

Nice build, I like the modern trapezoidal theme and the windows. The oak gives it great texture, too.

-- Makes airplanes by day, planes wood at night <|>

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#4 posted 01-24-2015 01:38 PM

Extremely well done and very unique. Nothing so magnificent in the market. I’m certain that you’re proud of the things you’ve learned during the creation.

-- Russell Pitner Hixson, TN 37343

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#5 posted 01-24-2015 01:43 PM

Nice build. Thanks for sharing.

-- Scott in Texas

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#6 posted 01-24-2015 01:56 PM

Ivan, that is a nice design. The overlapping dovetails look great and the window is a nice feature. Very sleek looking.
Well done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#7 posted 01-24-2015 02:27 PM

This is beautiful work!I hope some they I can get to the skill level that i can make something like this!

-- "The secret of getting ahead is getting started" Mark Twain

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#8 posted 01-24-2015 02:45 PM

Thanks everybody for comments, I realy enjoyed making it – one of my favourites projets and most demanding.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#9 posted 01-24-2015 02:50 PM

looks great

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#10 posted 01-24-2015 03:47 PM

That is really nice. Great design and workmanship Ivan. Wonderful to see original designs like this.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#11 posted 01-24-2015 06:00 PM

Great job Ivan! Love those angles and choice of wood.

-- Bob, BC, Canada

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#12 posted 01-24-2015 06:07 PM

Ivan, that looks great. I like the design. Quality made piece of furniture that will last many years.

-- Tim Haenisch, San Diego Ca.

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#13 posted 01-24-2015 09:06 PM

Modern lines with oak wood in a inspired piece.You definitely made it!

-- Personality and character of a man is like wood,must polish it to shine...

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#14 posted 01-24-2015 09:48 PM

nice work…I like it! It is different.

-- Marvel Woodworking, West Chester, PA -

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#15 posted 01-24-2015 10:17 PM


Looks like Modern meets Greene and Greene. :)

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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