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Project by ken_c posted 12-01-2015 05:31 PM 2264 views 2 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK – so I didn’t take a picture of the rough lumber but I did take one of the parts rough milled. All Hickory except for the inner partition, the bottom of the cabinet and the drawer boxes (the drawer boxes are cherry) – I still need to make a pair of uppers and a mirror frame…





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#1 posted 12-01-2015 05:32 PM

looks great!!!

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#2 posted 12-01-2015 05:42 PM

Very nice. I’ve not attempted cabinets for the house. My wife doesn’t trust me enough yet.

I like that it doesn’t go straight to the ground. The little feet add a nice elegance to it.

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#3 posted 12-01-2015 09:18 PM

That’s definitely a cut above the home-center variety. Well Done!

-- To every complex problem, there is a solution that is simple, elegant, and completely wrong.

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#4 posted 12-01-2015 09:41 PM

You do very nice work Ken.

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#5 posted 12-02-2015 05:25 AM

Nice work. Looks nice.

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#6 posted 12-02-2015 09:05 AM

Ken nice work buddy. Hope all is well. Ive been working on a china cabinet with my pops while he is out here visiting. Look fwd to coming by and seeing you next time I’m in town. Been way to long bro.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#7 posted 12-02-2015 11:34 AM

Home run! Came out awesome!

I sure wish I could do mission furniture. Our house is all antiques (including the house), but I really love mission. Although that’s not quite mission, is it? What would you call that style?

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#8 posted 12-02-2015 11:52 AM

Thanks for all the accolades – I think this one came out nice too – it’s more of a piece of furniture than a cabinet which is what I was going for.

Todd: I call it what the wife wanted style :-) maybe a cross between shaker and mission???

Ken: agreed – please let me know when you make it back – and don’t get a lathe, that is unless you want two hearts in your shop :-)

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#9 posted 12-02-2015 02:41 PM

Very attractive…..........nicely done!

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#10 posted 12-03-2015 12:44 AM

Very nice. It’s fun to snap a picture of the rough milled wood and place with pictures of the finished project. I do that as well.

Curious, did you use stain or dye? Do you mind sharing your finishing steps?

-- Rick - I know I am not perfect, but I will keep pressing on toward the goal of becoming all I am called to be.

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#11 posted 12-03-2015 03:14 AM

Rick – I used General finishes water based stain – I mixed a couple of colors to get what i wanted, then a few coats of Arm-R-Seal wipe on poly.

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