Wormy Persimmon and Mahogany Cabinet.

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Project by mgustafson posted 06-09-2009 12:09 AM 3556 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 06-09-2009 01:04 AM

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 06-09-2009 02:28 AM

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 06-09-2009 02:50 AM

outstanding!! very very nice.

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#4 posted 06-09-2009 02:56 AM

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 06-09-2009 03:05 AM

Beautiful cabinet

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#6 posted 06-09-2009 03:09 AM

Great design and choice of materials. Excellent piece.

-- Measure twice, cut once, bang into place

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#7 posted 06-09-2009 04:58 AM

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 06-09-2009 05:11 AM

Very pretty!!

-- Beth

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#9 posted 06-09-2009 01:23 PM

Beautiful work. Just gorgeous.

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

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#10 posted 06-09-2009 03:58 PM

Very well done,beautiful design and wood

-- Custom furniture

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#11 posted 06-10-2009 12:22 AM

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 08-20-2009 05:20 AM

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 08-20-2009 07:35 AM

beautiful,very good job.

-- Simon, Illinois

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#14 posted 07-30-2013 05:18 PM

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 08-01-2013 03:34 PM

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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