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Project by Branigan posted 03-02-2016 03:46 PM 1568 views 10 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished up this buffet cabinet for my wife. She saw a cabinet of the same style in a Pottery Barn magazine (Lorraine Buffet). I loved it as well but decided to build it and put my own twist on it. The carcass is baltic birch with hard maple edging and molding. The drawers are soft close and quartrefoil cabinet doors have magnetic catches. The top is black walnut with plenty of sapwood. Took me about a month from start to finish in my after hours from my day job.

-- I love working with wood because wood doesn't talk back.





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BurlyBob

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#1 posted 03-02-2016 04:58 PM

That’s a very nice looking cabinet. The doors are really interesting.

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#2 posted 03-02-2016 05:49 PM

Sweet job Branigan (love those doors) – looks like you have the talent to give up your day job if you wanted :o)

-- Live Forever...............or Die Trying

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#3 posted 03-02-2016 05:56 PM

It realy looks like it came out of magazine. Outstanding work and I like colours too. The pattern on doors are just match to complete project.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 03-02-2016 05:58 PM

Thanks, all. I’ve definitely become addicted to this hobby.

-- I love working with wood because wood doesn't talk back.

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#5 posted 03-02-2016 06:06 PM

Nice work!

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#6 posted 03-02-2016 06:41 PM

Thanks!

-- I love working with wood because wood doesn't talk back.

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#7 posted 03-02-2016 09:27 PM

Well done. I like the trim on the doors.

-- The quality of one's woodworking is directly related to the amount of flannel worn.

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Branigan

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#8 posted 03-02-2016 10:32 PM

Thanks, jmartel. And I agree with your quote entirely.

-- I love working with wood because wood doesn't talk back.

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#9 posted 03-03-2016 12:20 AM

Very nice.. I agree you did a great job on the doors.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#10 posted 03-03-2016 01:20 PM

The fit of the doors and drawers is perfect. Well made!

-- Bill...Richmond Hill, GA--"83% of all statistics are made up."

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#11 posted 03-03-2016 02:56 PM

beautiful piece

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#12 posted 03-03-2016 03:38 PM

Awesome job Branigan…I love everything about it. The spacing on all the inset doors and drawers, the door faces, it’s all great!

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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#13 posted 03-03-2016 04:33 PM

Thanks everyone!

-- I love working with wood because wood doesn't talk back.

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#14 posted 03-04-2016 01:29 AM

Did you spray or brush on the paint? I am working on a similar style of buffet for my daughter and am trying to figure out the finishing. I am leaning towards spraying it – since I just picked up a new sprayer from Woodcraft and want to try it out.

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Branigan

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#15 posted 03-04-2016 01:47 AM

I brushed the primer and sprayed the final two coats. Gives it a sense of age while still looking extremely clean.

-- I love working with wood because wood doesn't talk back.

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