|Project by akstudio||posted 08-20-2009 03:10 AM||1585 views||6 times favorited||8 comments|
This cabinet is made of reclaimed Cypress that was once part of a holding tank for apple vinegar. The past century of exposure to the vinegar resulted in subtle red lines running through each plank. As I resawed the veneer for all the panels, these lines were of great decorative importance. With such tight grain from slow growth, it hand planed to a glassy smooth texture. Absolutely beautiful to work with. It was built to commemorate my Grandfather’s 90th birthday.
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