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Project by AndyPitts posted 07-14-2015 02:44 PM 1574 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was one of my very first spec pieces. I also made a flat front version, that I will show in another post.

Ambrosia Maple, Cherry, Pecan, American Beech, Poplar,Walnut Pulls, Shellac Polish

44”H x 21”W x 12”D

-- Andy Pitts, Heathsville, Virginia, http://www.AndrewPittsFurnitureMaker.com, YouTube AndyPitts1000





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#1 posted 07-14-2015 02:47 PM

A very fine looking piece Andy

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#2 posted 07-14-2015 04:07 PM

Elegant! I love it.

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#3 posted 07-14-2015 04:07 PM

that is a beautiful piece!

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#4 posted 07-14-2015 08:12 PM

beautiful piece

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#5 posted 07-14-2015 10:19 PM

Nice looking Krenov style cabinet. Are the doors laminated or band sawn?

-- Ric, Mazomanie

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#6 posted 07-15-2015 12:01 AM

Beautiful cabinet! I love those bowed doors!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#7 posted 07-15-2015 12:06 AM

Very beautiful piece. I love the design.

-- AJ, Long Island. New York

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#8 posted 07-15-2015 12:21 AM

Elegant! The next piece I hope to make is a curved front piece. I, too, would be interested in construction details, is it better to laminate the curve or band saw it? Thanks for sharing.

-- Jim, Vancouver

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#9 posted 07-15-2015 08:38 AM

Beautiful. Simple lines but with an elegant look. Excellent work!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#10 posted 07-15-2015 12:13 PM

Very nice and elegant as it’s been said.

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#11 posted 07-15-2015 01:00 PM

That is a beautiful piece, Andy. I love your work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#12 posted 07-15-2015 08:33 PM

Workmanship on a high level .. I like the way the cabinet floats on the legs.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#13 posted 07-16-2015 12:46 PM

Thanks for the nice comments.


Nice looking Krenov style cabinet. Are the doors laminated or band sawn?

- ric53

In this piece I bandsawed the curves on the doors, since the curve was very shallow. In some of my other work that has more severe curves I have to do bent laminations.

-- Andy Pitts, Heathsville, Virginia, http://www.AndrewPittsFurnitureMaker.com, YouTube AndyPitts1000

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