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Project by squaretree posted 10-22-2015 11:59 AM 962 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well, it certainly stands out. I built the cabinet out of birch ply. I made my own veneer with a mix of maple, oak and padduk. The door slides on furniture-glides riding in a 3/4” groove. I filled the bottom of the groove with epoxy to make it slide easily. It measures 5 feet long, 17” deep and 22” tall.

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Waldo88

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#1 posted 10-22-2015 03:20 PM

Nice job on the veneering. That thing does look crazy. I’m working on a larger, tamer looking one at the moment.

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#2 posted 10-22-2015 03:25 PM

Totally unique ,nice work.

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#3 posted 10-22-2015 08:47 PM

I like this too. One of my favorites. Neat idea.

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#4 posted 10-22-2015 09:51 PM

This is a horse of a different color and very nicely done.

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#5 posted 10-22-2015 10:20 PM

Hmmmmm. Jury is still out …
Great job on the veneer.

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#6 posted 10-23-2015 04:11 AM

Great work!

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#7 posted 10-23-2015 07:55 AM

Beautiful artistic piece of furniture. This blue (green) colour is not bad at all with this wood mosaic.

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#8 posted 10-23-2015 10:33 AM

I like it..I like to see unique things and this is fun to view. the bright color and the homemade veneer are an unusual combo, but they work!

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#9 posted 10-23-2015 03:39 PM

Love the veneer, love the lines. I think I would have gone with a blue/tourquoise stain rather than paint, but I’m kinda “anti-paint” where woodworking is concerned. It’s definitely a bold piece that takes me back to my childhood.

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#10 posted 10-24-2015 06:07 PM

Interesting, I’m a fan of credenzas. Like the technique with the epoxy. Wish I could see it better, something is wrong with your pictures.

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#11 posted 10-30-2015 12:30 AM

Thanks for the comments everyone!

Mike, the jury is in….....and they love it!

Bikerdad, I agree. I rarely paint a piece of furniture. I was trying to do this one on the cheap. I only spent $60 plus some scraps i had lying around. I would have loved to use walnut.

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