Aurora 8-drawer Office Chest

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Project by Darrell Peart posted 08-17-2009 02:23 AM 3312 views 24 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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My client really liked my Aurora Media Cabinet but it simply would not serve the function he needed.
The bottom two drawers are for lateral files and have full extension slides. All the other drawers run on waxed wooden runners.
This piece is one part of a 3-piece office set. The other two pieces being my Aurora Pedestal Desk and my Aurora Office Chair.

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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#1 posted 08-17-2009 02:39 AM

So if this does not fit his requirements. What is it that he wanted. (No full extension slides) of something that is different.

I think it looks great. beautiful job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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#2 posted 08-17-2009 02:44 AM

Great looking piece of furniture. well done!

-- John @

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Damian Penney

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#3 posted 08-17-2009 03:05 AM

wowzers. really nice.

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#4 posted 08-17-2009 03:18 AM

what a wonderful piece….i love the color and the jointery..i really like useing wooden slides when possible…keeps the project in a more pure form i think….but great job darrell… so impressed with your work….thanks

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#5 posted 08-17-2009 03:19 AM

that is some choice mahogany … fantastic work

-- keeping myself entertained ... Humor and fun lubricate the brain

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#6 posted 08-17-2009 03:22 AM

Fantastic Darrell

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 08-17-2009 03:33 AM

You win.

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Darrell Peart

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#8 posted 08-17-2009 04:01 AM

Thanks everyone!

Brian – The end (side) panels are veneered – so they were easily matched
Karson – My client needed a cabinet with lateral file drawers – there was not room enough behind the pocket doors of the Aurora Media cabinet for them

-- Darrell Peart - Seattle - - author G&G Design Elements for the Workshop

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#9 posted 08-17-2009 04:04 AM

that’s a beauty

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#10 posted 08-17-2009 04:26 AM

It came out great.

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#11 posted 08-17-2009 04:57 AM

Excellent work.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpiece… because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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#12 posted 08-17-2009 06:15 AM

W O W !!! Amazing Craftsmanship ! Is the top as beautiful as the sides are ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Ben Kahmann

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#13 posted 08-18-2009 02:24 AM

Love it man, great build. I’m sure the client was more than pleased

-- Ben Kahmann Dayton, OH

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#14 posted 08-18-2009 11:31 AM

Sweet job….well done.

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#15 posted 12-10-2009 10:40 PM

Wonderful details. Very nice work.

-- Tim, Nevada MO

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