Chimney Cupboard

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Project by Valete posted 04-18-2016 02:01 PM 573 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My latest project, a Chimney Cupboard made of Brazilian Cedar (Cedro Rosa) and finished only with tung oil.
The project is from Popular Woodworking February 2008 #167 with minor modifications (frame and panel back, loose tenon joints instead of true tenons, hand cut dovetail drawers…)
This is almost my first serious furniture project.
Overall dimensions: 21” W x 78” H x 10-1/2” D

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#1 posted 04-18-2016 08:52 PM

very nice job Valete – hell of a first project – love those dovetails!

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

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#2 posted 04-19-2016 01:31 AM

very nice work! I like it!

-- I do this for fun.

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#3 posted 04-19-2016 11:52 AM

Very nice!

-- Ron, Northern Illinois

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#4 posted 04-19-2016 01:49 PM

This project turned out beautifully.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#5 posted 04-19-2016 01:53 PM

A definite upgrade from the average chimney cupboard,very nice.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 04-19-2016 06:43 PM

Very attractive piece. Crisp, clean lines.
Well done.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#7 posted 04-21-2016 01:53 PM

Beautiful cabinet. Beautiful in its simplicity. Well done.

-- Ron, Montana

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#8 posted 04-26-2016 01:11 PM

Can I ask where you got the tempered glass shelves?

-- I do this for fun.

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#9 posted 04-26-2016 01:33 PM

Can I ask where you got the tempered glass shelves?

- Matt

I ordered from a local store. I’m outside US.

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