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Project by Billinmich posted 1785 days ago 1816 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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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1785 days ago

I L I K E I T very nice

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Scarcraig01

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#2 posted 1785 days ago

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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scrappy

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#3 posted 1785 days ago

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

Keep it up.

Scrappy

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

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Wheathills

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#4 posted 1785 days ago

Nice little cabinet, very handy. Nice figuring.

-- Wheathills, Derbyshire, UK, http://www.wheathills.com

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patron

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#5 posted 1784 days ago

a great build ,
i thought it was
hammered copper !

sweet .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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Bricofleur

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#6 posted 1784 days ago

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?

Best,

Serge

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-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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huff

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#7 posted 1784 days ago

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

-- John @ http://www.thehuffordfurnituregroup.com

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SPalm

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#8 posted 1784 days ago

Very nice. I like it.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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navyman

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#9 posted 1784 days ago

That’s a very nice looking box

-- Michael . USN ( Ret ) Batesville,AR

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Scott Bryan

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#10 posted 1784 days ago

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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Vicki

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#11 posted 1784 days ago

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

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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RexMcKinnon

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#12 posted 1784 days ago

Simple and elegant. Very nice.

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

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Billinmich

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#13 posted 1784 days ago

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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woodworm

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#14 posted 1784 days ago

Neat and beautiful. Great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Dudley

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#15 posted 1784 days ago

I like it. BZ

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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