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Project by akstudio posted 08-20-2009 03:10 AM 1454 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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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a1Jim

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#1 posted 08-20-2009 05:33 AM

Hey Adam
This is another great design beautiful wine cabinet

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#2 posted 08-20-2009 07:21 AM

wow!!!!!
very nice,very cool!!!!

-- Simon, Illinois

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#3 posted 08-20-2009 12:16 PM

Nice cabinet.

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#4 posted 08-20-2009 05:24 PM

This is beautiful. Very elegant shape.

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akstudio

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#5 posted 08-21-2009 04:52 AM

Thanks for your compliments! It’s an honor to be able to share personal pieces like this one. Thanks to all of you.

-- Inspiring Your Passionate Pursuit of the Craft

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#6 posted 08-21-2009 05:03 AM

Do I see a little Krenov influence there?

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#7 posted 08-22-2009 06:46 PM

It came out fantastic. The long legs give it great lines.

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

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#8 posted 08-23-2009 08:40 AM

This is a baller wine cabinet. I applaud your design skills.

-- Rock Chalk Jayhawk!

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