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Project by tinnman65 posted 1979 days ago 2119 views 2 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished this little cherry cabinet and thought I would post it. It started out as straight line project in my head, sort of like a Krenov type cabinet but it evolved into what you see once I started to put it on paper. Don’t ask me how I got from there to hear but I did. The Blue Jay is from a photo from a book & the other bird is a Blue Faced Honey Eater taken from a George Raper drawing c1788. I have this fascination with birds so I’m sure this won’t be the last thing I do with birds on it. This was a learning experience in that I did some of the construction on the fly, I won’t try that again. A good plan set down in advance always works better, not to say that sometimes a change in direction during a process isn’t needed.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams





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isetegija

762 posts in 2099 days


#1 posted 1979 days ago

That is awesome cabinet. Very well done.
I like the birds on it.
Thanks for sharing with us and welcome to Lumberjocks community.

-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/

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Rusticman

49 posts in 1987 days


#2 posted 1978 days ago

Once again Tinnman great job, love the inlays. Very unique with great flow.

-- Dave, Ohio,www.rusticforest.com

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mtnwild

3474 posts in 2112 days


#3 posted 1978 days ago

Far out! Love the birds myself and you did a fantastic job on this. A real fine piece.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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grizzz66

12 posts in 2125 days


#4 posted 1978 days ago

nice work tinman !!!

-- what are you building today

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savannah505

1688 posts in 2171 days


#5 posted 1978 days ago

WOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I wasn’t expecting that, love it, a really great job.

-- Dan Wiggins

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woodnut

389 posts in 2637 days


#6 posted 1978 days ago

first rate all the way. I like your style on this cabinet, it is different and you made it work well. I can apperciate the time it must have taken on the inlay work. I finshed a little chest for my daughter with inlayed initals and was amazed at the time involved ( was my first time). Again great work.

-- F.Little

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ND2ELK

13495 posts in 2358 days


#7 posted 1978 days ago

Beautiful inlay work. Thank you for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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tinnman65

1097 posts in 1998 days


#8 posted 1978 days ago

I must admit it wasn’t inlay work but marquetry done on cherry veneer and then glued to a solid cherry substrate which I believe wasn’t quite as hard to do as if were all inlay.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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Lee A. Jesberger

6646 posts in 2564 days


#9 posted 1978 days ago

Hi Tinnman;

Great work.

Very nice project.

Lee

-- by Lee A. Jesberger http://www.prowoodworkingtips.com http://www.ezee-feed.com

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Rob W

421 posts in 2121 days


#10 posted 1977 days ago

Great job. It’s beautiful

-- Rob — I've cut it off twice and it's still too short!, http://www.witzkewood.com

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dickreeves

8 posts in 1986 days


#11 posted 1973 days ago

You may be the tinman but you must have a wood heart (if not inlayed to boot).
All of yuor projects are very inspirational.
Thanks for sharing.

-- dick

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David

1970 posts in 2723 days


#12 posted 1906 days ago

Tinnman -

Got here from your most recent posting. Another very nice project. I like the lines and really like the marquetry.

David

-- http://foldingrule.blogspot.com

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OregonBurls

576 posts in 1733 days


#13 posted 1730 days ago

I would love to learn inlay. Beautiful wook!

-- Greg, Southern Oregon, www.oregonburls.com What can I say but God Is Good!

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a1Jim

111999 posts in 2161 days


#14 posted 1730 days ago

I havn’t seen this before this is so wonderful and unique fantasticly beutuiful

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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martin007

141 posts in 2360 days


#15 posted 1346 days ago

beautifull!

did you dye your own blue veneer? If so do you mind sharing the recipe

what is the thickness of the veneers?

thanks

-- Martin, Gatineau, Québec

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