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Project by John Everett posted 10-21-2009 03:55 AM 2407 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Spice cabinet I built for my Mom. Wild cherry with quilted maple drawer fronts. Tung oil finish. Two secret compartments in back accessible by removing bottom drawer to lift off back of cabinet.

-- "Well done is better than well said."





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Julian

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#1 posted 10-21-2009 04:10 AM

Looks nice. I sure would like to see some larger photos of it though. I can barely make out the grain.

-- Julian, Park Forest, IL

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#2 posted 10-21-2009 04:12 AM

Absolutely beautiful … and really, really creative.

I’d be grateful for a couple of clearer shots, too … if you can.

Just caught pic #4, and the secret to the hidden crypt. Verrrry cool!

Well done!

-- -- Neil

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Bob A in NJ

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#3 posted 10-21-2009 04:16 AM

SWEET! This has been on my to-do lidt for a couple years now. Very nice looking box. Mom will love it. Well done!

-- Bob A in NJ

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#4 posted 10-21-2009 04:20 AM

A great looking case. I’ve seen one (in a magazine) that has inlays in the door. I don’t remember where, but they had a how-to-do it.

Some secret drawers just have to be a part of the case.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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#5 posted 10-21-2009 04:27 AM

Nice job…..I did one similar a year or so ago. Did you get the plans from FFW?

Karson…..The one I think you are referring to is in FWW, Steve Latta design

-- My job is to give my kids things to discuss with their therapist....medic20447@gmail.com

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Karson

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#6 posted 10-21-2009 04:39 AM

Yep that was it. I took a class on finishing at Steve Lattas school. A great guy. The class was taught by Jeff Jewitt.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia karsonwm@gmail.com †

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woodworm

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#7 posted 10-21-2009 05:59 AM

Very nice.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 10-21-2009 06:00 AM

Excelent work John very nice top to bottom

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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rooster

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#9 posted 10-21-2009 01:16 PM

Very nice!

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#10 posted 10-21-2009 03:40 PM

Looks great, I love secret compartments.

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

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#11 posted 10-21-2009 03:44 PM

Lucky MOM. She’s gotta love that. Bravo Zulu

-- Dudley Young USN Retired. Sebastian, Fl.

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#12 posted 10-22-2009 06:42 PM

very nifty gift. Do you have a pointer to where there are plans for that?

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#13 posted 10-23-2009 07:48 PM

Nice spice cabinet.

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