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Project by mrdull posted 04-02-2009 03:35 AM 1763 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was fabricated from Maple, MDF, and poplar. Client supplied a basic photo, but gave me free hand on design. The piece is made in three parts, for a total length of 15’, cases are 7’ tall. The surround and hearth for the firebox is 1.25” thick quartz counter top material. The finish was Acrylic Enamel, semi-gloss over primer, all paint work was with HVLP sprayer. All shelving is adjustable, and the doors are hinged with concealed hinges. The vertical pilasters are fluted.

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#1 posted 04-02-2009 05:09 AM

Very sharp, Mr. Dull!

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#2 posted 04-02-2009 05:41 AM

Very attractive, really looks sharp.

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#3 posted 04-02-2009 09:52 AM

Looks great! You did a very nice job on this unit. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

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#4 posted 04-02-2009 02:17 PM

Great job! Nice detail.

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#5 posted 04-02-2009 02:31 PM

Nice details for sure!

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#6 posted 04-02-2009 02:45 PM

Looks good

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