wall unit

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Project by emtwoodworker posted 2013 days ago 1412 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s a wall unit that I completed during my winter break. It’s made with birch plywood and poplar moldings.
It’s stained with Miniwax red mahagony and finished with 3 coats of Cabot polyurethane followed by 4 coats of wipe on poly. I planned on putting an embossed carving at the top of each of the flutes, but they were lost in the mail and I’m still waiting for the new ones to arrive.

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#1 posted 2013 days ago

Nice job!

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

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#2 posted 2013 days ago

This is a beautiful piece. I am working on some built-ins right now with a similar front facade. Since it is going in our basement, my wife wants me to paint it white to keep the room lighter, but the way this turned out really makes me want to stain it.

-- Jason

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#3 posted 2013 days ago

wow! that is very good. I aspire to build something that nice one day.

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#4 posted 2013 days ago

Beautiful looking piece. And the finish is spectacular. You did a great job.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#5 posted 2013 days ago

very nice piece, I am working on one also will post pics when done. Have the same idea for the top. Great job

-- F.Little

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#6 posted 2013 days ago

That’s real furniture with real beauty.

-- /\/\/\ BarryW /\/\/\ Stay so busy you don't have time to die.

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#7 posted 2013 days ago

Beautiful piece you have produced there. Very good build.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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#8 posted 2013 days ago

What a great way to spend winter break…nice job!

-- Martin, Kansas

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#9 posted 2013 days ago

very nice! Well done.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#10 posted 2011 days ago

Great looking bookcase. Please post another picture when you get the carvings added.

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#11 posted 1808 days ago

Nice looking bookcase.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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