Scotch cabinet\End table Christmas gift.

  • Advertise with us
Project by ErnestoP posted 12-27-2015 04:47 AM 1432 views 4 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Worked on this end table/scotch cabinet that ended up being a Christmas gift for a good friend. The muntins and the glass were a first. I went with a walnut and Spanish Cedar combination. Appreciate all the tips, advice and ideas I continue to get from LJ.

9 comments so far

View BurlyBob's profile


5245 posts in 2170 days

#1 posted 12-27-2015 05:54 AM

Beautiful work. Love the wood selection they really compliment each other.

View Andre's profile


1659 posts in 1711 days

#2 posted 12-27-2015 04:56 PM

Design and construction look great, may be a bit small for intended purpose(I like my Scotch). The grain pattern and color matching is to mixed up IMO, could just be the Picture, think I would of found some wood with less contrast personally.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.

View ErnestoP's profile


29 posts in 870 days

#3 posted 12-27-2015 05:15 PM

I agree with the grain and color comment. I was a better on selecting the walnut I’m using on my next build.

View cstrang's profile


1832 posts in 3073 days

#4 posted 12-27-2015 06:18 PM

Nice work, I made a cabinet similar to this for guiness. As for the wood colour/combination it totally depends on the environment the piece is going into and the client it is for, I have a walnut/ maple theme in my living room and I made sure to pick boards with a similar grain and colour because that suited everything I have including my floor but the blond walnut in this piece picks up the light floor and suits the couch well.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

View helluvawreck's profile


30129 posts in 2771 days

#5 posted 12-27-2015 06:38 PM

It’s a very nice looking cabinet.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

View ErnestoP's profile


29 posts in 870 days

#6 posted 12-27-2015 07:22 PM

I was so focused on the design and construction that I missed some color and grain detail. Which is why I appreciate this site.

View Tom Regnier's profile

Tom Regnier

152 posts in 2452 days

#7 posted 12-27-2015 10:24 PM

Really interesting size and look to this piece… Nice work.

View Matt's profile


159 posts in 856 days

#8 posted 12-28-2015 01:26 AM

You earned a spot on my favorites, I love it, almost as much as I love a great smokey peaty Whisky!

-- My "projects" always look better with beer goggles.

View Mean_Dean's profile


6118 posts in 3052 days

#9 posted 12-29-2015 01:16 AM

Very nice looking whisky cabinet! I’m sure your friend will stock it with some fine single malts and enjoy it and them!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics