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Sweetheart Cabinet, made out of Quartersawn White Oak

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Project by Hacksaw007 posted 1681 days ago 1224 views 2 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made this last year, after I had bought a Grizzly Sliding top router table. Have a huge 3.5 hp router on it that sounds like a jet engine taking off. How hard can doors be to make I ask myself? Hard enough. This was my first completed piece with a door. There were several doors that just got made to get my sea legs under me. This also was my first working with quartersawn oak. This board was very loaded with all of the spots and stuff (not very technical I know). I used a tobacco colored wiping finish that I had from my days of working for Pennsylvania House Furniture. A great looking finish for oak. Several coats of 20 sheen pre-cat laquer! There is a movable shelf but I forgot to show it. Added a small porcelian knob to the door. This also got added to “file 13”. My wife claimed it as soon as she saw it. It’s a keeper. Thanks for looking.

-Hacksaw007

-- For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16





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bobthebuilder647

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#1 posted 1681 days ago

I like that.
Looks like a fun project.
You did a great job.
I have been thinking of a 1st project for my son. I might use somthing like this but with a solid door.
Thanks for sharing it.

-- Rick, Pa. Courage is what it takes to stand up and speak; courage is also what it takes to sit down and listen.

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#2 posted 1681 days ago

Looks good nice work

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#3 posted 1681 days ago

I like it. Its a nice piece of country furniture.

-- Steve-o

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#4 posted 1681 days ago

Great job, awesome work.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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#5 posted 1681 days ago

It’s so cute!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 1681 days ago

Sweet!!

Really like the proportions.

Lew

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#7 posted 1680 days ago

Very Flash!

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