Maple China Hutch

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Project by OneManWoodwork posted 06-07-2016 11:19 PM 1040 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a China Hutch I made for a customer. I built it in 5 separate cabinets and assembled them on-site. The thing is huge(9’ tall x 14’ long) I couldn’t even find an angle to fit it all in a photo. They also wanted a drawer in the toekick for their dog bowls so I included a photo of that as well. Took a long time to complete but turned out really well. There are also 4 puck lights in the upper cabinet and tape lighting recessed into a groove in the top of the upper cabinet. Not sure if you can really notice during the day, though. Hope you guys like it!

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#1 posted 06-08-2016 12:00 AM

That is a beautiful built-in. Hope they appreciate it and they paid well ;) I actually like the toe kick dog bowl storage too.

-- Bill, Yo! Brooklyn & Steel City :)

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#2 posted 06-08-2016 12:16 AM

That thing is beautiful—I’ll bet the customer just loves it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#3 posted 06-08-2016 04:37 AM

What a magnificent piece! Or should I say pieces! Thanks for sharing.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#4 posted 06-08-2016 11:30 AM

Great workmanship, stunning!

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#5 posted 06-08-2016 12:01 PM


-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 06-08-2016 12:55 PM

This is some serious woodworking job! Beautiful classic design and perfectly finished lines.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#7 posted 06-08-2016 12:57 PM

This piece of work is absolutely beautiful, nicely designed, and nicely done with a lot of care and craftsmanship. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

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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#8 posted 06-08-2016 01:29 PM

looks great

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#9 posted 06-08-2016 01:35 PM

Outstanding build ,beautiful.

-- wood crafting & classes

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#10 posted 06-08-2016 03:03 PM

Awesome work! Love the finish.

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#11 posted 06-08-2016 03:14 PM

Absolutely wonderful project – the client must be more than pleased
welcome aboard!

-- Greg Simon

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#12 posted 06-08-2016 05:16 PM

That must have taken hours to complete

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#13 posted 06-08-2016 05:58 PM

Looks fantastic.

-- Julian

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#14 posted 06-08-2016 07:14 PM

Gorgeous. The finish is very nice. What did you do to get that nice dark color on the maple? I was thinking of trying a maple hutch, dark, to match a table. But I’m a little nervous about trying to stain maple dark like that.

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#15 posted 06-08-2016 08:05 PM

Thanks, guys. The finishing was done by a pre-finish company and I know they had a lot of problems with the dark stain. In particular trying to hide all the marks from the orbital sander. It looks good from a distance but you can still see some swirls if you’re looking for them up close.

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