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12 drawer Cherry island with Sapele top. Cherry stool.

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Project by Brandon55 posted 03-25-2016 08:59 PM 1908 views 8 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

12 drawer kitchen island with stools to match.

-- Brandon, Atlanta





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Matt Hegedus

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#1 posted 03-25-2016 09:22 PM

Wow man. This is incredible. Love the stools, going to make one.

Did you use any local wood from your backyard? I’d love to hear some details (but not necessary).

-- From Pittsburgh, PA

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Bernard58

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#2 posted 03-25-2016 09:39 PM

Very nice!. Cherry is one of the woods I most love to work with, it has a beautiful color and grain and is relatively easy to work with. What is the top made of? Like the stools too! Excellent work and lovely design!

-- Bernard Delaey, Belgium - http://www.delaeywood.be

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woodchuckerNJ

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#3 posted 03-25-2016 10:23 PM

That’s beautiful. Love the figure. Excellent display the wood and build quality.

Your dogs are great lookers too.

-- Jeff NJ

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#4 posted 03-26-2016 12:17 AM

Nice way nice!

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BB1

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#5 posted 03-26-2016 01:40 AM

Love this. Looks like the dogs like it too. :)

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#6 posted 03-26-2016 02:13 AM

Beautiful work!

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firefighterontheside

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#7 posted 03-26-2016 02:39 AM

It’s staggering. A job well done.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#8 posted 03-26-2016 04:33 AM

Very impressive design and build they both look great.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#9 posted 03-26-2016 05:53 AM

Absolutely amazing. Love the stools

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#10 posted 03-26-2016 08:54 AM

Very nice, the island is beautiful and the stools are fantastic!

-- Jim, Marostica Italy

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#11 posted 03-26-2016 09:40 AM

Beautiful somple and classic design. Cherry is so nice looking wood. The top looks great too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#12 posted 03-26-2016 11:30 AM

Amazing work. I love the figured panels. I’m impressed you made stools as well. Many people shy away from chair/stool work. Good stuff!!!

-- Sometimes you're flush and sometimes you're bust, and when you're up, it's never as good as it seems, and when you're down, you never think you'll be up again, but life goes on.

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#13 posted 03-26-2016 11:31 AM

Great project, beautiful materials and workmanship, really like the stools.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#14 posted 03-26-2016 01:31 PM

Thanks for your comments. Everybody seems to like the stools. So here are a couple more photos.

-- Brandon, Atlanta

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WhoMe

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#15 posted 03-26-2016 01:47 PM

Nice job on the dogs, where did you find such contrasting “dogwood” to make them from :-) :-)

I’m with everyone else on the stools. Really cool design and the seat shape looks really comfortable.

As for the island, the figure on that cherry is amazing. I wish I could find cherry with that much character around here. Great work on the drawers, the dovetails look hand cut. What finish did you use on the island. That sapele top looks extra dark, I’m assuming you used stain to increase the contrast. Did you use the same finish on the top?
Overall, that island really compliments the kitchen, amazing job.

-- I'm not clumsy.. It's just the floor hates me, the tables and chairs are bullies, the wall gets in the way AAANNNDDD table saws BITE my fingers!!!.. - Mike -

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