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Asian style stereo cabinet

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Project by bearkatwood posted 12-04-2015 03:12 AM 1344 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was a commission by a music lover in Portland. It is an Asian style cabinet with cantilevered boxes for stereo components. It is made with 3/4” pre-finished maple ply and trimmed in stained cherry. It was built using a lock miter and dados. I cut it so that the grain ran continuously down each side which meant for no mistakes, not that I ever make any ;) It has no rear panel to add to the structure so it was imperative the joinery be perfect to maintain strength. It was to hold stereo components that were very expensive so I had to make sure it would hold up.

As you can see I took a few pictures of it.
Thanks and have fun woodworking.

-- Brian Noel





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htl

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#1 posted 12-04-2015 05:27 AM

Never hurts to take pride in your work, and some nice pictures there of.

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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CFrye

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#2 posted 12-04-2015 11:11 AM

Really nice, Brian. I like the continuous grain on the sides. Can you please explain what part of it is ‘asian’ style? I’d like to learn different styles. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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bearkatwood

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#3 posted 12-04-2015 01:49 PM

It has a little Tansu influence

and a little flair of the floating shelf look.

-- Brian Noel

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SignWave

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#4 posted 12-04-2015 02:04 PM

Those shelves turned out great. I really like the design.

-- Barry, http://BarrysWorkshop.com/

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CFrye

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#5 posted 12-04-2015 02:43 PM

Floating shelf-look I am familiar with. I was not aware it was Asian, nor did I know the name ‘Tansu’. Thanks, Brian.

-- God bless, Candy

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#6 posted 12-05-2015 03:37 AM

Nothing about this build is Asian or Asian inspired but it’s a nice piece, well done.

Paul

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