Spalted Maple and Cherry Wall Cabient

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Project by David- Johston, IA posted 07-04-2015 03:29 PM 757 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a cabinet I made to hang in my hearth room. The box is solid cherry, the back is cherry ply and the doors feature some resawn spalted maple I had. The sides feature dovetail construction and pillowed ebony plugs. The cabinet is finished with flat lacquer. The interior drawer fronts were made from the same curly spalted maple, oriented horizontally and laminated to baltic birch ply for the drawer fronts. Drawer boxes are of maple, trimmed with cherry at the top. Was a fun project. I love how Cherry darkens with exposure to sunlight.

-- David from Johnston, IA - The four most expensive words in woodworking: "I can fix that..."

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#1 posted 07-04-2015 04:23 PM

Beautiful cabinet with lots of nice details. I love the woods you chose too. Great work!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 07-04-2015 10:37 PM

looks great nice build

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#3 posted 07-05-2015 01:38 AM

very sharp project,is that spalted maple pannels still in the rough?nice detail if it is…

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#4 posted 07-05-2015 07:35 PM

So beautiful on the outside .. When you open the doors thats when you let all the eye candy come out with all those drawers…. Wow.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#5 posted 07-05-2015 10:14 PM

NICE! I love the woods, and the look from the side. Great job.

-- Ben in Va

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#6 posted 07-06-2015 01:26 PM

beautiful cabinet!

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