Cupboard in Birch

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Project by Norwegian posted 2562 days ago 1646 views 1 time favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Birch is the most common hardwood in my area, and I like the grain and texture in this wood. This is a cupboard I made for our summerhouse.

-- Norwegian (living in Sarpsborg, Norway)

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#1 posted 2562 days ago

I will try to change the first picture so you can se all of the cupboard.
Learning by doing – you will see the whole picture when you click on it.

-- Norwegian (living in Sarpsborg, Norway)

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#2 posted 2562 days ago

it’s beautiful.
I love the doors…

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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Damian Penney

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#3 posted 2562 days ago

The chatoyance of the birch is lovely, makes the piece look warm and alive. Nice piece.

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#4 posted 2562 days ago

Beautiful cupboard! The birch is very pretty. This looks like a high quality piece.

I always have a hard time telling the difference between birch and maple; they seem very similar to me.

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#5 posted 2562 days ago

wonderful … very nice finish

-- JAnderson: Columbus, OH

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#6 posted 2561 days ago

Great job on the cupboard I like the color of the wood almost a golden yellow.

-- Jeff B.

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#7 posted 2561 days ago

Very very nice. great cean lines.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#8 posted 2561 days ago

Great look! Nice project.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#9 posted 2560 days ago

I like the look of birch for casual furnture and you have done it justice.
The jointing is splendid from what I can see.
What’s the finish?


-- A mind, like a home, is furnished by its owner

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#10 posted 2560 days ago

Another very well done job. ;^)

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#11 posted 2560 days ago

Some projects immediately radiate, “I’m a quality piece made by a quality builder!” This is certainly one of them. I really like the clean lines, the raised panel doors and your choice of wood.

Great first project to show us. I’m looking forward to viewing more of your work.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#12 posted 2555 days ago

Norwegian -

Very nice cupboard, & the birch looks great. The style is very similar to those that most every family farm in the Southern US had in our kitchens in the old days. Many of those were made of oak or pine. What is the finish on yours? Check out the similarities to the one I made of cherry wood.


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#13 posted 2554 days ago

Thank you all.
The finish is Liberon Finishing oil. Tre or four layers, with some Liberon wax on the top.

Sawdust: I like your cupboard very much – nice work.

-- Norwegian (living in Sarpsborg, Norway)

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