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Project by cabinetmaster posted 06-20-2009 01:38 AM 4649 views 2 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here are 2 more archways and cabinets that I recently completed. They are made from Mahoganey with crotch mahoganey veneer for the panels. The arches are made with stiles and rails with a burl veneer panel and a cockbead molding inside the stiles and rails. The arch over the door is only 3/4” thick and will be trimmed out with 5” casing. The archway between the cabinets is 19” deep and we made a substructure from scrap plywood to form the arch. I then used a 3/8” bendy board for the arched panel and veneered it with mahogany burl veneer. The ached frame was laminated up with 1/4” strips to get to 3/4”. I then applied a cockbead to the inside of the frame. The stone was placed before we put the arch up.

All critiques, good or bad will be appreciated.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps





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#1 posted 06-20-2009 02:03 AM

Spectacular!

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

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#2 posted 06-20-2009 02:03 AM

That is some beautiful mahogany veneer. Great job on the cabinets and archway.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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cabinetmaster

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#3 posted 06-20-2009 02:07 AM

Thanks Charlie and Karson. These are in the same room as the 2 big islands. I built another cabinet this week that has 2 refrigerator drawers in the bottom and a coffee machine in the middle section with pocket doors to hide it. The refrig drawers also have applied panels with veneered panels. I’ll post pictures soon of it.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#4 posted 06-20-2009 02:28 AM

Beautiful work Jerry.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#5 posted 06-20-2009 02:29 AM

Beautiful veneer. Great woodwork! That stonework scares me. Blue? It just dosn’t thrill me.

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#6 posted 06-20-2009 02:36 AM

This is part of your creed Nothing but the best . Well done Jerry

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#7 posted 06-20-2009 03:37 AM

Thanks everyone. Jim, what you just said reminds me of my earlier years in cabinet building. An older gentleman I worked with would always say, “We take pride in what we hide” after making a boo boo.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#8 posted 06-20-2009 06:52 AM

Beautiful job. What price range is this house?

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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cabinetmaster

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#9 posted 06-20-2009 11:47 AM

You really don’t want to know Topamax…........

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#10 posted 06-20-2009 03:37 PM

Wow…......Great Work!

Robin Renee’

AKA…......Woodchic

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#11 posted 06-20-2009 03:57 PM

I must say this is very nice work. i would be a happy customer

-- BlueMillWoodworking@gmail.com

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#12 posted 06-20-2009 04:20 PM

Hey Jerry,
The usual stuff from me….....LoL.

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#13 posted 06-20-2009 04:41 PM

Nice!

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

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#14 posted 06-20-2009 05:52 PM

Not bad for an amateur—————-Just kidding!
Looks FANTASTIC!!!! Very well done Nice wood too

-- She thought I hung the moon--now she just thinks I did it wrong

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#15 posted 06-21-2009 07:38 AM

Jerry, You mean if I have to ask, I can’t afford it :-))

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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