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Project by griff posted 2030 days ago 4456 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a project I just finished for my wife. It is 18 1/2” wide 14” deep and 50 1/2” tall . she wanted one to match our bedroom furniture. it is made from solid cedar all but the back and the drawer bottoms, those are 1/4” birch ply. it has several coats of satin lacquer

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





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MonkeyMan

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#1 posted 2030 days ago

Beautiful piece ! ... I built a chest like this for my mom (without the bottom three drawers) and she loved it like I’m sure your wife does …. Hopefully you don’t also have to fill it !

-- Chris, The Kyserike Kraftsman - www.kyserikekraftsman.com

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#2 posted 2030 days ago

Cool design! Love the wood too.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#3 posted 2030 days ago

griff,
What a beautiful Armoire.The cedar is gorgeous as always. Looks like an excellent finish also. I’m sure the wife has to be happy with this one! Man you sure do have a lot of jewelry to buy. I mean you’re not gonna hang bandsaw blades or table saw blades in those side compartments are ya’.-LOL griff excellent work as usual, you just keep crnking ‘em out! Take care.

Sincerely,
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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#4 posted 2030 days ago

Griff, this is absolutely beautiful. As a rule, I;m not that crazy about cedar, but in this piece it is perfect. The finish looks great, too.

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

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griff

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#5 posted 2029 days ago

Thanks guys, I sure hope I dont have to fill it, If I do she might not be so happy.

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

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gbvinc

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#6 posted 2029 days ago

Beautiful piece! Very well done.

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trifern

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#7 posted 2029 days ago

Great piece, Griff. It appears to be as functional as it is beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

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

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#8 posted 1392 days ago

Griff, Great piece. I came a croos this piece in a sarch for plans for an Armoire to bild for my wife. I was wondering if you could tell me where to get the plans for this Armoire

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shopaholic

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#9 posted 1268 days ago

I joined this page because I love this and I have to have one! I have looked all over for one of these in red cedar – also to match a bedroom. I’m a newbie and it won’t let me send you a message. I was wondering if you make these to sell? Could you please try to send a message to me? Perhaps including your email address so we can trade information? I didn’t want to post mine here in public view.

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dickson

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#10 posted 1268 days ago

I also joined this page because I love this and I have been searching for one! My oldest sister is turning 50 this year and the only thing she wants is a cedar jewerly armoire to match her furniture, which like mine, is all cedar. There used to be a company in Tenessee that made them, but they’ve stopped. There are none anywhere that I have been told might have one. I even called Pennsylavania in the hopes that the Amish might make them. No LUCK! I’m also a newbie and it won’t let me send you a message. I hope that you make these to sell? Could you please try to send a message to me? Perhaps including your email address so we can trade information?

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Jaasiel

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#11 posted 293 days ago

That is one beautiful Armoire.
I’ve actually been looking around for some plans to build one myself for my mom.
And i was wondering if i could buy these plans off of you?

-- Jaasiel Villa

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