Linen Cabinet

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Project by beefonrocks posted 05-12-2009 03:04 PM 1308 views 1 time favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Second day on lumberjocks, what a great web site. I enjoy looking at all the projects, and I have found inspiration for a few new ones of my own.

I appreciate the friendly response I receved from my first post and thought I would post another of my projects. This cabinet was inspired by an 18th century Chinese linen cabinet I saw on the Internet.

-- Don, Flower Mound, TX

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#1 posted 05-12-2009 03:41 PM

That looks great! What type of wood is that? Are the door panels carved wood or is that some other material; I can’t tell from the pictures. Either way, I like it.

-- Dale Manning, Carthage, NY

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#2 posted 05-12-2009 03:52 PM

The wood is oak, my wife likes very dark finishes so I tinkered with stains and colored poly to get the finish. The inserts are cast iron wall hangings that I found at Kirklands. I actually incorporated the frames they came in into the doors.

-- Don, Flower Mound, TX

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#3 posted 05-12-2009 04:19 PM

Outstanding piece. I’m also partial to darker stains and this finish is really beautiful, very Mahogany like.
Thanks for sharing.

-- JMP

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#4 posted 05-12-2009 04:39 PM

It is a fine piece of woodworking, and also a great job of bringing together the panels and ahrdware to get the look you were going for.


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

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#5 posted 05-12-2009 05:06 PM

this is a outstanding piece love the detail and finish Welcome to LJs

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 05-12-2009 06:38 PM

really very fine piece.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#7 posted 05-12-2009 07:59 PM

That is so pretty! I love the inserts!

-- Beth

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#8 posted 05-12-2009 08:48 PM

That piece would be the prime eye catcher in any home. I sure admire your resourcefulness and creativity with the hardware and the door inserts. Looking forward to more!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#9 posted 05-12-2009 09:54 PM

Great looking piece. You did a beautiful job on it. Thanks for posting.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#10 posted 05-12-2009 11:44 PM

I’m getting the big head here, thanks for the nice comments. I am very impressed with all of the projects I have seen. I am now inspired to get a lathe and work towards acheiving bowl making skills.

Great to be here!

-- Don, Flower Mound, TX

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#11 posted 05-13-2009 03:03 AM

Nice Linen Cabinet.

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