Maureen's Hutch

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Project by JayDee posted 12-19-2009 10:10 PM 2264 views 6 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my wife Maureen’s Christmas present. We looked over a number of designs, picked out the features we she wanted, and then I designed this hutch. Along with the wine rack below, it has some wine glass holders behind the upper apron. It is made of solid mahogany with some mahogany plywood. It is finished with rubbed on polyurethane, sanded after two coats, steel wool rubbed after three coats and then a coat of wax. It took me about 9 weeks, part time.

-- JayDee from Woodstock, GA

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#1 posted 12-19-2009 10:21 PM

Outstanding piece of furniture JayDee. Lots of really well done and interesting details. I love everything about it. Your wife is a lucky gal.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 12-19-2009 10:25 PM

Very nice, nice design too.

-- Davo in Texas

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#3 posted 12-19-2009 11:02 PM

Nice work!

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#4 posted 12-19-2009 11:05 PM

Looks Great!!!

-- Greg

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#5 posted 12-20-2009 12:15 AM

Beautiful design and execution. I would not have guessed mahogany with all of the color and grain in this piece. Your wife must be quite pleased.

-- Al H. - small shop, small projects...

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#6 posted 12-20-2009 01:01 AM

what a beautiful piece you have made…your wife must be real pleased…good job…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#7 posted 12-20-2009 01:13 AM

Hey JD
This is one fine hutch with allot of cool details and great wood, Great job.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#8 posted 12-20-2009 01:30 AM

that is beautiful—the design, the colour—just beautiful!
A treasure for years (and generations) to come.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#9 posted 12-20-2009 01:37 AM

WOW JayDee,what a beautiful hutch !!!!

-- Charlie............Only time will tell if it was time well spent.

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#10 posted 12-20-2009 03:21 AM


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

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#11 posted 12-20-2009 05:05 AM

Nice details. Thanks for sharing.

-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#12 posted 12-20-2009 07:12 AM


-- Don't just talk about it, be about it.

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#13 posted 12-20-2009 05:37 PM

Nice! My first guess was walnut but that is nice mahogany and a fine choice for the piece.

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#14 posted 12-20-2009 05:42 PM

Beautiful job!!!!!! I like your grain layout, well thoughtout

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#15 posted 01-28-2010 11:11 PM

Nice work! 9 weeks? I can barely buy the wood in 9 weeks!! ;-)

-- Bob - A sideline, not how I earn a living

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