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Project by Don posted 1697 days ago 1596 views 4 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Did this many years ago (with a lot of help) when I was a professional cabinet maker working in Gaithersburg Maryland. House is in Potomac Maryland.

My very good friend, mentor, and former employer, George designed and engineered this.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.





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TopamaxSurvivor

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#1 posted 1697 days ago

Nice job!!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Budgie

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#2 posted 1697 days ago

WOW! Awesome.

-- Bud, Central Square, NY, http://thepostnbeam.blogspot.com/

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#3 posted 1696 days ago

oh my goodness.. quite the house and extraordinary woodwork!! Those doors .. phew.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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#4 posted 1696 days ago

Hey Don
That library and door are amazing top notch first class work very fine workmanship. I was wondering how you do spinning cabinets , The one and only one I did I really over killed the cabinet and used a ball bearings on the centershafl .

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Don

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#5 posted 1696 days ago

Thanks Jim, that was the one and only spinning cabinet I ever did myself. That was about 15 years ago so I barely remember doing it but I think we just used a really heavy duty lazy Susan.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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Alex

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#6 posted 1696 days ago

hey this is really ncie work. Did that spinning bookcase have a secret contraption to open, like a book you have to pull to open it or did you only need to push on it?

-- - Alex. Ontario, Canada

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Don

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#7 posted 1696 days ago

Thanks everyone for all the compliments.

You only had to push it to open. It would swing either direction for a full 360 degrees.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 1695 days ago

Nice work!

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#9 posted 1665 days ago

very incredible work… love the door and the hidden door… well done…

-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)

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albachippie

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#10 posted 1542 days ago

This is great. I would love to build secret doors!

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Garry-Macdonald-Woodwork/425518554215355?ref=hl

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#11 posted 1241 days ago

Fantastic! I would hate to hear the lumber budget on that one. It’s really wonderful.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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