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Project by akstudio posted 08-20-2009 03:25 AM 1607 views 11 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a hanging wall cabinet made from Sassafras and Curly English Sycamore. The long sliding doors anchored by the three bottom drawers are derived from a lot of the tansu I have observed and studied over the years. Instead of using traditional hardware I hand carved the pulls for the sliding doors and drawers. It gave the wood a chance to function as decorative handles. The back is a delicate frame work of Sassafras kumiko and mulberry paper.

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a1Jim

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#1 posted 08-20-2009 05:27 AM

Hey Adam
This is a wonderful wall cabinet,Great design and woods.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 08-20-2009 06:59 AM

looks beautiful,very nice job.

-- Simon, Illinois

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#3 posted 08-20-2009 12:15 PM

Beautiful cabinet.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#4 posted 08-20-2009 03:56 PM

Masterful design and execution.

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#5 posted 08-20-2009 07:00 PM

Adam,

The carved/chamfered finger holes are a really simple and elegant design element on this piece!

-- Mark, Webster New York, Visit my website at http://thecraftsmanspath.com

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akstudio

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#6 posted 08-21-2009 04:49 AM

Thank you all. It was a joy to make. The carved pulls came out of a lack of hardware that wouldn’t detract from the piece. Thanks again..

-- Inspiring Your Passionate Pursuit of the Craft

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