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Asian-inspired two-piece tall cabinet

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Project by phil colleran posted 1697 days ago 2636 views 10 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Two piece cabinet, poplar frame with book-matched walnut solids. Bottom cabinet incorporates two drawers that open with a push (spring-loaded push latch).

-- colleran@colleran.us





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bfd

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#1 posted 1697 days ago

Outstanding use of bookmatched solids. no hardware to detract from those drawers and doors. Another great piece. I really like the grid pattern on the bottom shelf.

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fineamerican

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#2 posted 1697 days ago

I agree with with Brian. Excellent consideration of what the wood was telling you.

-- John A. Thomas, South Carolina, www.thomaswoodworker.com

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Blake

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#3 posted 1697 days ago

Wow, that is GORGEOUS!

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

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kolwdwrkr

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#4 posted 1697 days ago

wow, very nice work. What’s on the inside

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 1697 days ago

Just a few words WOW,GREAT, BEAUTIFUL.,outstanding work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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cstrang

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#6 posted 1697 days ago

Very nice work, I love the way these two colours work togther.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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huff

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#7 posted 1697 days ago

Beautiful work. The bookmatched panels are outstanding. Great design and build.

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

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Thuan

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#8 posted 1697 days ago

I love that you incorporated the Simian-Ping style into your design. This truly makes it an Asian inspired piece as it pays homage to those antique Chinese furniture with the four flat sides, and that is probably why you didn’t used hardware.

-- Thuan

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BTKS

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#9 posted 1697 days ago

Blake, you stole the first word that came to mind, GORGEOUS!!! I could stare at that walnut for hours. Great work.

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

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Kevin Depies

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#10 posted 1697 days ago

Incredible looking cabinet! The book matching looks amazing; very nice pieces of walnut. I would also like to see the insides if you have pics.

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Karson

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#11 posted 1697 days ago

Man, what a great looking cabinet. Nice job on the wood selection. The design is also fantastic.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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RexMcKinnon

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#12 posted 1697 days ago

Those doors are amazing. How did you finish them?

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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eddy

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#13 posted 1697 days ago

that looks great what are the dimensions?
i have been wanting to make something like that only a lot smaller like a jewelry box
but i have a problem with the proportions
thank you for sharing

-- self proclaimed copycat

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mtkate

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#14 posted 1697 days ago

real nice!

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mcoyfrog

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#15 posted 1697 days ago

Great book match,, love the grain

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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