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Walnut entertainment center – finished with Waterlox. Upper doors slide in like Barrister doors… lower very big drawers, are waiting for hardware to be selected by client. What would you pick?
-- Gail, White Wood Kitchens
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#1 posted 07-26-2007 04:27 AM
This is an awesome piece.
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#2 posted 07-26-2007 08:56 AM
Beautiful! Nice details. Tough choice on the hardware…something simple I think. Rectilinear, maybe a simple wrought iron. Anything bright and/or brassy would clash with the silver of the flat screen. In a different setting I might go with a nice brushed brass. The piece has an asian/mission feel but the bottom looks almost colonial.
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#3 posted 07-26-2007 11:03 AM
not what I was expecting when I read the title. Wonderful!! The front is very unique.. and the top.. oh my .. how beautiful!!
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#4 posted 07-26-2007 03:11 PM
Just lovely, I love the plama reflecting in the perfectly finished top. I’d have probably put some frosted glass, or japanese paper behind the squares in the upper part (and added a small IR pass through button) but then I couldn’t have made anything that looked so great in the first place!
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#5 posted 07-26-2007 03:44 PM
Very nice. I’ll have to keep this in mind. I’m hoping to build most of the furniture in our family room (as time and money allow). I would love to see how you did the barrister doors.
For the hardware I would go with either a custom wood handle (ebony or walnut) or a very simple nickel handle.
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#6 posted 07-26-2007 11:21 PM
Very nice piece. Well done.
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#7 posted 07-29-2007 02:17 PM
I’ll agree with Lee, well done! Because of the simple straight line in this piece I would probably incorporate a walnut finger pull almost the length of each drawer located along the lower edge of each drawer. Maybe a little larger than the horizontal slates in the doors. 1” X 1” with the finger pull cut out of the back side 1/2” X 1/2”. That’s just my opinion without seeing it in person. Thanks for sharing.
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#8 posted 07-31-2007 08:04 PM
Great piece! Very nicely done! Thanks for sharing!
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#9 posted 07-31-2007 08:14 PM
Super nice! How about Stickley type drop pulls
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#10 posted 08-02-2007 11:14 PM
Nice piece. I like the wood color
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#11 posted 07-30-2008 01:00 AM
I love the grill work and the finish is flawless.
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#12 posted 11-08-2008 10:07 PM
You have a good eye for design, and a good hand for detail, you are going to be a wood worker trend setter.
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#13 posted 01-11-2009 05:44 AM
Fantastic craftsmanship : ) That finish and the wood grain of the top are sooo sweet !
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