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Project by Billinmich posted 09-02-2009 06:13 AM 1981 views 4 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this little cabinet to hold our keys and cell phones,cherry and mahogany veneer door

-- Bill in Mich

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#1 posted 09-02-2009 06:14 AM

I L I K E I T very nice

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 09-02-2009 06:55 AM

Wow! terrific looking figured front panel! I love the tone of the entire piece, its very warm. Nice work

-- Craig, Springfield Ohio

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#3 posted 09-02-2009 07:36 AM

Great key/phone box. Love that front panel. Great design and build.

Keep it up.


-- Scrap Wood's the best...the projects are smaller, and so is the mess!

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#4 posted 09-02-2009 12:20 PM

Nice little cabinet, very handy. Nice figuring.

-- Wheathills, Derbyshire, UK,

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#5 posted 09-02-2009 01:04 PM

a great build ,
i thought it was
hammered copper !

sweet .

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#6 posted 09-02-2009 02:21 PM

Very nice box. That is very inspiring! I will remind it when thinking about making Christmas gifts for my daughters.

As David said, I also thought it was hammered copper. I think you picked up the perfect figured veneer for it.

How did you joined the miters of the door? Biscuits? What did you used as finish? Based on the wall switch plate, I believe your box is about 12” high and 7” wide?



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#7 posted 09-02-2009 02:32 PM

Bill, Very nice. The mahogany panel for the door is gorgous!.

-- John @

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#8 posted 09-02-2009 02:34 PM

Very nice. I like it.


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#9 posted 09-02-2009 02:40 PM

That’s a very nice looking box

-- Michael . USN ( Ret ) Batesville,AR

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#10 posted 09-02-2009 02:58 PM

Bill, this is another nice piece. The mahogany compliments the cherry well. And the figure in the mahogany adds visual interest to the piece. I have never used the two woods in combination before but I will definately have to consider it for a future project.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#11 posted 09-02-2009 03:59 PM

Beautiful, love the look and the finish. Rich and warm, nice clean styling. Fabulouso!!!

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#12 posted 09-02-2009 04:34 PM

Simple and elegant. Very nice.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#13 posted 09-02-2009 05:17 PM

Thanks for all the comments,Serge the box is 17” tall and 9” wide,the miters on the door are just glued,maybe I should have re enforced the miters but they are holding for now,finish is a wioe on poly.

-- Bill in Mich

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#14 posted 09-02-2009 07:26 PM

Neat and beautiful. Great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#15 posted 09-02-2009 11:59 PM

I like it. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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