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Project by Isra posted 11-05-2015 09:05 AM 1138 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These is the cabinet that I´ve been working on for at least 4 months. It is made from a tree that I cut down three years ago. It is flame oak and red cedar (panels, etc). The inlays are made from holly, ebony and redheart. I used only hand tools except for cutting down the tree. The doors are mae with 6 veneers that I resaw. The top is just one piece of about 50 cm wide. The hinges are not definitive, I am waiting for a good brass ones.
It is finished with shellac. I hope you like it.
Thanks for watching.
Isra

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com





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michelletwo

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#1 posted 11-05-2015 01:58 PM

I really like your cabinet..and using only handtools makes it even more wonderful. Congrats on a great build.

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R_Stad

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#2 posted 11-05-2015 02:39 PM

Beautiful piece Isra. Proportions , details, wood, and craftsmanship are all right on to my eye. All hand tools means a lot of yourself went into that cabinet. Well done.

-- Rod - Oregon

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Isra

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#3 posted 11-05-2015 02:43 PM

Thanks a lot. I really appreciate your comments.

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com

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WhattheChuck

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#4 posted 11-05-2015 02:51 PM

Love the floating top. Excellent!

-- Chuck, Pullman, WA

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Isra

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#5 posted 11-05-2015 06:23 PM

Thanks Chuck!

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com

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#6 posted 11-06-2015 01:48 AM

Very nice work, looks wonderful.

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CL810

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#7 posted 11-06-2015 03:16 AM

Great design Israel! I especially like the subtle integration of the inlay. Master skills – the joinery is spot on.

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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widdle

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#8 posted 11-06-2015 06:08 AM

Very nice

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Isra

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#9 posted 11-06-2015 07:36 AM

Thanks a lot. I love to make inlays it is something new for me.

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com

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Jim Rowe

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#10 posted 11-06-2015 08:57 AM

Great piece of work. I really like what you have created here.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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Isra

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#11 posted 11-06-2015 09:36 AM

Thanks a lot Jim.

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria), http://www.lacabraenlaescalera.com

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michelletwo

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#12 posted 03-25-2016 08:52 AM

very nice piece. I especially like the inlays

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