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Project by Betsy posted 03-26-2009 at 07:29 PM 1621 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a small cabinet I made for a friends Wii system. She has a very small space between two doors that she sits her TV and wanted a cabinet with a shelf to hold the Wii console and a drawer deep enough to put the games in on their sides. With the space constraints the proportions did not work out so well. But the cabinet is sturdy and should last a good long while.

Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 03-26-2009 at 07:57 PM

Nicely done. Thanks for sharing

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#2 posted 03-26-2009 at 07:59 PM

It’s very handsome! What species of wood is it, cherry?

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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#3 posted 03-26-2009 at 08:21 PM

Betsy, this is a really nice cabinet. Cherry can be a challenge at times to work with but it is such a gorgeous wood. You did such a good job on this one and I hope there will soon be more cabinets in your woodworking future.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 03-26-2009 at 08:23 PM

Very nice looking cabinet Betsy. The craftsmanship looks great as does the finish. Very good build.

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

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#5 posted 03-26-2009 at 08:25 PM

Beautiful, Betsy!!

I really like the molding detail that ties the top to the cabinet. Also, great choice of hardware!!

Lew

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#6 posted 03-26-2009 at 08:41 PM

Thanks guys. Cherry is one of my favorite woods. But you do have to have a very sharp, clean blade to keep from burning the edges.

Lew – I was worried about the hardware, but I think it looks pretty good.

Scott – not sure how many more cabinets are in my future. But I will certainly be more confident the next time around.

Thanks again guys.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#7 posted 03-26-2009 at 08:43 PM

Betsy, I think it’s gorgeous.

You should have titled the project “Wee Wii Cabinet”.

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

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#8 posted 03-26-2009 at 08:46 PM

Charlie – you are too funny. I’ll tell my friend that’s what it’s called – she’ll think its a hoot!

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#9 posted 03-26-2009 at 09:11 PM

Hi Betsy

Great looking cabinet! You did a beautiful job on this piece. You have come a long way in your woodworking ability. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 03-26-2009 at 10:33 PM

Betsy,

It’s nice to see the finished project. I’m certain your friend is well satisified! It looks great.

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#11 posted 03-27-2009 at 08:10 AM

Thanks to all for your support and encouragement. I had fun (most of the tim) doing this project. I’m hoping my friend will enjoy it for a very long time.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#12 posted 03-28-2009 at 04:02 AM

I love anything made with Cherry. Great work!

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#13 posted 08-18-2010 at 04:28 AM

That’s a very nice cabinet. I love the traditional design and the finish is super nice. You really do very nice work.

-- 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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