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Project by barnstcj posted 02-22-2016 01:32 PM 1500 views 6 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My apologies for the poor pictures.
Everything is solid walnut except for the quilted maple panels.
The back of the top cabinet is book-matched walnut but the LED light strips make it seem yellow. If you think the top cabinet is a different color than the bottom cabinet it is only because it took me so long to finish the top.
Everything is finished with a shellac sealing coat and then Minwax brushing lacquer- several coats of full gloss and a final coat of semi-gloss.





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rtbrmb

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#1 posted 02-22-2016 02:05 PM

This is a beautiful cabinet – any chance you have more pictures to share? The grain on the quilted door panels looks great with the walnut. How did you achieve the profiles on the doors on the bottom cabinet.

Thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#2 posted 02-22-2016 02:22 PM

Nice!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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#3 posted 02-22-2016 02:25 PM

Very nice!

-- Mike Chaffin - Past-Time Woodworks

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#4 posted 02-22-2016 02:41 PM

Great!

-- JJ - Northern Illinois

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#5 posted 02-22-2016 02:55 PM

Fabulous. A real beautiful piece of work.

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#6 posted 02-22-2016 03:24 PM

beautiful cabinet

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#7 posted 02-22-2016 03:28 PM

what strikes me first are the proportions, very nicely done. its a beautiful cabinet.
Eyal

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#8 posted 02-22-2016 04:53 PM

This is really nice. Great attention to detail! Please share more pics if you have them.

-- Dave, York, PA, WildSide Woodworking

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#9 posted 02-22-2016 05:28 PM

Wow, very nice. this is a beautiful piece of furniture, very well done, balanced, great design, great work, compliments!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#10 posted 02-22-2016 07:28 PM

man thats a killer job on this and the pics arnt that bad,better than a lot of mine-welcome to lumber jocks.

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

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#11 posted 02-22-2016 08:16 PM

Absolutely beautiful. Welcome to LJs

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#12 posted 02-23-2016 12:17 AM

Spectacular piece. I love it. Well done.

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#13 posted 02-23-2016 12:57 AM

Man that cabinet is beautiful! I love the overall look of it, especially the maple panels!

-- Dean

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barnstcj

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#14 posted 02-23-2016 02:11 AM

Many thanks for all your kind comments.

For Bill – the door frames were shaped with Jesada (that dates me!) ogee rail and stile cutters. The panels were raised with an Amana shaper cutter and the quilted maple was resawn at 1/16”, book matched, let into the solid walnut panels and edged with ebonized maple beads.

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#15 posted 02-23-2016 03:44 AM

That is some nice cabinet, excellent work!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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