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String inlaid cabinet

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Project by woodformer1 posted 06-25-2016 10:53 PM 1501 views 5 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut inlaid with holly stringing, dovetails were cut by hand. The berries in the line and berry design are made from cherry dowels. The cabinet measures 18” tall x 21 1/2” wide x 12 1/2” deep. The secondary woods are pine and oak.





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Mean_Dean

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#1 posted 06-26-2016 01:24 AM

Man that’s some amazing inlay work! Absolutely beautiful!

I also really like the look of this cabinet, and especially the pulls. Definitely first-rate work!

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

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#2 posted 06-26-2016 02:03 AM

Really amazing workmanship

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#3 posted 06-26-2016 02:57 AM

Wow, That’s awesome! The top drawers with the curved top, a delightful feature. Your stringing and berries are fantastic.

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woodformer1

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#4 posted 06-26-2016 03:06 AM

woodformer1 did not build this cabinet, it was built my me ,lumberdog, i don’t know how this got so screwed up.
but if you go to my project pageyou will see another inlaid cabinet i built last year. i am having to use woodformer1’s nickname because i no longer have access to lunberdog.

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htl

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#5 posted 06-26-2016 03:33 AM

That’s one out standing and beautiful project!!!

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#6 posted 06-26-2016 11:50 AM

Nicely done, indeed!
Roger

-- "Everybody makes mistakes. A craftsman always fixes them." (Monty Kennedy, "The Checkering and Carving of Gunstocks", 1952)

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#7 posted 06-26-2016 02:22 PM

Looks great.

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 06-26-2016 06:00 PM

This cabinet is so beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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DonSol

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#9 posted 06-26-2016 06:19 PM

I love the design for the stringing and berries. Simple but elegant.

-- Don Solomon, New Castle, IN; Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle

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Purplelady

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#10 posted 06-26-2016 07:09 PM

That is absolutely gorgeous! Wow!

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#11 posted 06-26-2016 10:47 PM

As I’m aspiring to learn string inlay, I gotta know if you cut them by hand, ... or did you use a router and templates??
Either way it’s a beautiful piece for sure.

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dustyal

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#12 posted 06-27-2016 01:25 AM

My same thoughts as others as to design and build. Well done. I would add that is looks very well proportioned… Another detail of design quality.

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

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