New fedral china cabinet on refinished buffet

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Project by Rogue posted 07-23-2009 08:46 AM 2647 views 1 time favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a rare challenge. The customer had a antique fedral style buffet they wanted refinished and wanted to add china cabinet that matched to sit on top. The front of the buffet has a tombstone shape to it that had to be matched all the way up through the new piece. I loved the African mahogony to work with. I learned a ton with this and I consider it one my best projects yet!

-- Rogue

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#1 posted 07-23-2009 10:45 AM

It’s a beauty! Nice work.

-- Carl Rast, Pelion, SC

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#2 posted 07-23-2009 11:47 AM

Adding the china cabinet on top really takes that piece up a notch!! Looks really nice.

-- Which way did they go? Tell me, tell me I must know I'm there leader!!

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#3 posted 07-23-2009 01:55 PM

Great looking item, I wish i had the time to try something like that, with such a finished llook
Great job

-- Doug Cedar Log Furniture,

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#4 posted 07-23-2009 02:01 PM

wow, I’ve ben thinking about making my next project something along these lines. Can you tell us how long it took to build and the construction challanges? This is a very well done piece sir!

-- Bob A in NJ

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#5 posted 07-23-2009 02:43 PM

Rogue – now that must be a very happy customer – way to meet the challenge.

-- Phil in British Columbia

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#6 posted 07-23-2009 02:51 PM

That’s a great build!

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

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#7 posted 07-23-2009 03:37 PM

Good job, it blends together very well.

-- Cody Crisp

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#8 posted 07-23-2009 03:37 PM

Hey Rpgue
wonderfly fantastic, great job

-- Custom furniture

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#9 posted 07-23-2009 03:40 PM

Very nice work. It looks terrific.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#10 posted 02-21-2010 12:01 AM

Nice cabinet.

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