Mission style cabinet/curio

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Project by TerryS posted 02-21-2016 10:04 PM 1313 views 1 time favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This mission style display cabinet is one of my latest projects. I had some walnut lumber laying around for several years. So I decided to utilize it for this particular cabinet. The outside dimensions are 38” W x 72” L X 14’ D. Single glaze glass was used for the side panels and doors whereas 1/4” tempered glass provided the shelving. I made some tong and groove panels for the back and floating panels for the bottom doors.

I used a rub-on polyurethane for the finish and thought it came out very nice. Walnut certainly has it’s beauty.
Thanks for looking.

-- Terry

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#1 posted 02-21-2016 10:17 PM

great job on this terry came out beautiful.i love the richness of walnut a perfect choice for this-5 stars man.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#2 posted 02-22-2016 12:35 AM

Gorgeous cabinet ….

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#3 posted 02-22-2016 02:17 AM

Beautiful build, congrats.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#4 posted 02-22-2016 02:57 AM

Your design, or from a plan? Impressive if it is your own design.

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#5 posted 02-22-2016 03:17 AM

Great design and build. Walnut always wins.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#6 posted 02-22-2016 03:53 AM

Nice design and execution.

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#7 posted 02-22-2016 08:53 AM

Very nice, proportions look great, and well crafted.

I am curious: What is the order in which you glued it together? In a frame and panel design, do you do the sides first, then add bottom/shelves/top, and then the back and doors?

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#8 posted 02-22-2016 12:47 PM

Impressive work there. Your detail work for the back is commendable.
thanks for sharing.

-- T Loftus -- Just on the edge of common sense

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#9 posted 02-22-2016 01:51 PM

Beautiful, you waited for the right piece to use that walnut.

-- Doug...

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#10 posted 02-22-2016 02:58 PM

That is fantastic.

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#11 posted 02-22-2016 03:31 PM

great job

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#12 posted 02-22-2016 04:15 PM

Very nice work

-- Jon (aka. Vaul)

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#13 posted 02-22-2016 04:27 PM

Nice job on the cabinet. I like the shape and design of the upper doors.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#14 posted 02-22-2016 06:31 PM

Beautiful! I love the simple yet elegant style. I’ve always liked walnut, but it’s a little pricy for me.

-- The craftsman is his own harshest critic... Jeff (me)

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#15 posted 02-22-2016 09:23 PM

Very beautiful work! Thanks for sharing.

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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