New Masterpiece finished and passed!

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Project by Luckystriker posted 03-17-2015 12:29 PM 1241 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest project for my master examination.

A sideboard made of massive walnut and walnut veneered panels. The drawer slides were made of beechwood.
It is built to contain Hifi-components and carry a TV. Therefore is some space left between the bodies to hide cables. On the rear sides of the middle body are cable feed-throughs to have a clean look also to keep them at cool temperatures. It’s finished with 2K PUR semigloss coating.

It’s some kind of a back to the roots project with a well balanced construction, making it possible to built this in approximatly 80 hours. This one has passed because the calculation was right and everything works just perfect, the drawers are sliding like on rollers…

-- Hoch die Tischlerzunft!

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#1 posted 03-17-2015 01:36 PM

This turned out very nicely. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#2 posted 03-17-2015 03:02 PM

Beautiful project. I really like those drawer slides!

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 03-18-2015 01:16 AM

The slides are created just with a tablesaw, very simple to do. Accuracy and wood of good choice is very important for function. Maybe i gonna post a plan of them. The slides are also very compact, the clearance between the drawer and the side is about 1/4”

-- Hoch die Tischlerzunft!

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Jamie McDonald

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#4 posted 03-18-2015 02:38 AM

looks good. I like the horizontal grain on the front and the lack of hardware. Most of the time I dislike looking at hardware. For my taste I’d rather see something that looks clean. You nailed it on this. Those drawer slides are super cool! Thanks for sharing.

-- Jamie McDonald, Buford GA

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DeLayne Peck

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#5 posted 03-18-2015 04:13 AM


-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. Lord, keep your arm around my shoulder and your hand over my mouth.

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#6 posted 03-18-2015 11:38 AM

Excellent job! it is really a show piece. I think I will have to give those drawer slides a try!

-- Jeff Lemont, IL.

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#7 posted 03-18-2015 12:38 PM

80 hours!! I’ve taken longer on an Ikea project! Fantastic work and congratulations!

-- Chris, “as soon as you come up with something foolproof, they come up with a better fool""

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#8 posted 03-18-2015 01:18 PM

Great job!


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#9 posted 03-18-2015 08:48 PM

Passed?! I imagine…that’s an awesome piece! – I’ll take a look at the drawer slide plan too if you post it :)

-- Greg Simon

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#10 posted 03-18-2015 09:08 PM

Shall i post the slides in the project section? Ans i habe only measureents in metric System.

-- Hoch die Tischlerzunft!

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#11 posted 03-18-2015 09:09 PM


-- What to make next. Hmmm.

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#12 posted 03-19-2015 03:15 AM

A beautiful piece in appearance, workmanship, and design!

Sort of reminds me of the home entertainment consoles of the ‘60s’ but definitely a quantum step of that vintage.

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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