Wormy Persimmon and Mahogany Cabinet.

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Project by mgustafson posted 1872 days ago 3058 views 34 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Media cabinet made of wormy Persimmon and Mahogany. Quartersawn Mahogany top, door panels are aged copper veneer. Recessed Xenon puck lights with concealed switch.


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#1 posted 1872 days ago

WOW….This is too cool!!!!

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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#2 posted 1872 days ago

Beautiful design, well, all of it’s beautiful! Fantastic!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#3 posted 1872 days ago

outstanding!! very very nice.

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#4 posted 1872 days ago

Very well done. I’ve never seen wormy Persimmon before, it works great with the mahogany and copper,the colors in this piece are fantastic! It looks like there is more wormholes than wood, that must be a real challenge to work with.

-- Paul--- Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep. — Scott Adams

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#5 posted 1872 days ago

Beautiful cabinet

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#6 posted 1872 days ago

Great design and choice of materials. Excellent piece.

-- Measure twice, cut once, bang into place

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#7 posted 1872 days ago

If I could leave my day job and go pro, this is the kind of furniture I’d want to make: Contemporary designs, wood/metal fusion, exotic woods, etc. I bookmarked your homepage dude. Awesome stuff. Just beautiful.

-- 9 3/4 fingers remaining.

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#8 posted 1872 days ago

Very pretty!!

-- Beth

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#9 posted 1872 days ago

Beautiful work. Just gorgeous.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#10 posted 1871 days ago

Very well done,beautiful design and wood

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 1871 days ago

Excellent cabinet! It has a very elegant rustic look to it. Well done.

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#12 posted 1800 days ago

this is great…Trifern just added a beautifully turned vase out of wormy persiminon…

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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#13 posted 1800 days ago

beautiful,very good job.

-- Simon, Illinois

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#14 posted 359 days ago

Looks fantastic. You achieved just the right glow with the Xenon puck lights. I am looking for similar lights for a panel bed, where did you source the puck lights?


-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#15 posted 357 days ago

If I remember right I picked them up at local big box store… it has been several years ago now but I am sure you can find what you need just about anywhere. I liked these becuase they had a nice rocker switch for the on and off that could be inset by just drilling a hole and pressing the switch in.


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