Entertainment Center via Chippendale, by L J Cabinetry

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Project by LJCab posted 02-26-2009 02:06 AM 2372 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

More South American Walnut, by L J Cabinet This is my moderately forced interpretation of a Chippendale Block Front Secretary build custom for a client. The preferred proportions were deviated from to get the thing into the 8’ room ceiling height. I also had to widen it up a bit in scale to squeeze a medium sized TV, stereo & other components into it’s casement.

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#1 posted 02-26-2009 02:38 AM

Wow! Quite an accomplishment.

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

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#2 posted 02-26-2009 02:57 AM

Very beautiful piece of fine craftsmanship. Great job
I like the curve & round-over treatment to the drawers.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 02-26-2009 02:59 AM

Looks great, you did a beautiful build.

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

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#4 posted 02-26-2009 03:03 AM

Beautiful, that wood is sensational. Can’t even relate to the great craftsmanship. Way beyond me. Thanks for the show.

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

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#5 posted 02-26-2009 03:07 AM

Beautiful wood and nice build, can we see the inside?

-- if the hand is not working it is not a pure hand

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#6 posted 02-26-2009 03:54 AM

Wow… really really nice! :)

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#7 posted 02-26-2009 03:56 AM

Some beautiful wood.

Great looking cabinet.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#8 posted 02-26-2009 03:58 AM

Wow!! (as I turn green with envy)

-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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#9 posted 02-26-2009 04:38 AM

Simply gorgeous work, well done sir!

-- Bob A in NJ

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#10 posted 02-26-2009 04:01 PM

Looks great! I’ve been thinking about building a Secretary for a while now, something i could put my computer in and then close up. How did you partition the insides, any more pictures?

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#11 posted 08-11-2010 02:31 PM

Wow!, LJCab, that is a beautiful piece of work. I know how proud that you must be of that. It’s beautiful.

-- 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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