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Project by DaddyT posted 10-29-2009 02:20 AM 1628 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well we are moving to a new house, and the new kitchen is seriously lacking in counter space. ( for now anyways lol ! cant wait to tackle some new cabinets ) So, the wife seen one of these in a store and said that would be nice to put the micro on. $ 99? lol I dont think so! I’ll make you one though! ( Which I think that she was really meaning all along) One thing Im really good at is looking at something and measuring in my head. I mean its really freaky how close I usually get. I actually came within a 1/4th on this one! Im sure Im not the only one that does this.

So anyways, its made completely out of pine cause thats what she wanted( keep momma happy right? ) Door is lap jointed and pegged. Drawers are dadoed and ride on wooden slides. Top is five 1×4’s glued and doweled together. Speaking of which I think Im gonna invest in a biskit jointer, those dowels are a real pain in the biskit.
well hope ya like it!


Also need to fix the date on my camera! lol

Jimi

-- Jimi _ Measure twice, cut once.......@#%#$@!!!......measure twice, cut....





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 10-29-2009 02:23 AM

Looks super Jimi

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 10-29-2009 02:27 AM

Nice cabinet. I like the wood grain on the front.

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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mtnwild

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#3 posted 10-29-2009 03:27 AM

Yea, I like it, you made that pine sing. Looks great…..................

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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griff

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#4 posted 10-29-2009 03:32 AM

Great looking cabinet DaddyT, That grain really sets that pine off. Very good build.

-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none

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huff

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#5 posted 10-29-2009 03:40 AM

Jimi, good job. I don’t know what you did for stain and finish, but it really made the pine come alive. Great look.

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

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#6 posted 10-29-2009 03:48 AM

Nice looking cabinet.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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woodbutcher

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#7 posted 10-29-2009 03:51 AM

DaddyT,
Very nice build. The pine looks great and I really like the pegged and half lapped door frame. It is in keeping with the rustic pine lumber! Congratulations again on a fine build.

Sincerely,
Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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woodworm

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#8 posted 10-29-2009 04:40 AM

Nicely done! beautiful wood too!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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ellen35

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#9 posted 10-29-2009 12:11 PM

Beautiful work Jimi. You really made pine look impressive.
I love the design. It looks useful and attractive.
Ellen

-- "Don't let the perfect be the enemy of the good." Voltaire

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4thumbs

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#10 posted 10-29-2009 02:16 PM

You really dressed that pine up – good job and a useful piece!

-- 4thumbs in MO

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mmh

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#11 posted 10-29-2009 04:08 PM

Nicely done. Much nicer than one of those cheap pressboard tables from the store.

My husband made a counter for our small, counterless kitchen by making two separate units that hold a 3×8 cutting board top on it. Each unit is about 32” x 42” and has either drawers or cabinet doors. The top is open, as the cutting board lays over it. Nothing is bolted, as each unit and top are quite heavy and they can be dismantled to move should you need to move it. It looks like a built in cabinet/counter without the extra hassle.

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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nmkidd

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#12 posted 10-29-2009 05:55 PM

Nice cabiet. Really like your finish…....makes the grain stand out.

-- Doug, New Mexico.......the only stupid question is one that is never asked!........don't fix it, if it ain't broke!

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BTKS

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#13 posted 10-31-2009 04:45 AM

Great work. I really like it. BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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#14 posted 01-17-2012 03:53 AM

Want to share your finishing secret? Looks superb!!

-- Michael and Matthew

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