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Project by bonesbr549 posted 01-07-2010 08:56 PM 3124 views 11 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a project I finished in Q4 of last year. It’s a cherry hutch from plans from FWW. The cherry is all select and involved a flitch for a lot of it. The glass is seedglass and is hand rolled as it would have been don in the colonial times (The wife does stained Glass). It took me a year and a half (I moved across country in between) It was for my wife and I really enjoyed making it. The joinery is the festool domino and I used the Sommerfield glass panel bit set and they came out perfect. The picture shows the backside of the glass doors. The drawers are dovetailed cherry fronts and maple sides and bottoms. The hardware is victorian antique. The finish is waterlox sealer and waterlox satin finish.

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longgone

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#1 posted 01-07-2010 09:19 PM

Excellent hutch and great craftsmanship. The stained glass looks so much better than regular clear glass. I also like the beaded panel in the back. How did you create the beaded panel? I am designing a bookcase for my wife now and want to have a beaded panel back.

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#2 posted 01-07-2010 09:23 PM

beautiful.

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Kindlingmaker

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#3 posted 01-07-2010 09:25 PM

Very very Nice! Beautiful work!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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MDeSchepper

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#4 posted 01-07-2010 09:37 PM

This is beautiful. My wife really wants me to make one just like this. Congrats and such a beautiful piece of furniture.

-- Mark DeSchepper -- The things I make may be for gifts for others, but making them is a gift to myself.

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bonesbr549

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#5 posted 01-07-2010 09:56 PM

The beadboard back is made with cherry boards 5/8” thick and in this case milled in a molder ship lap (see picture) I milled a tenon (3/8”) on the ends and put them in a frame that’s fitted in a rabbit on the back of the case. I started with a full board in the middle and worked my way out left right and milled the edges to fit the opening rhat remained. It looked better than having a piece of one cut on one side. Left plenty of room for lateral movement.

http://s855.photobucket.com/albums/ab118/bonesbr549/woodwork%20beadboard/

-- Sooner or later Liberals run out of other people's money.

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#6 posted 01-07-2010 11:12 PM

That is some beautiful work.

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jmack77

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#7 posted 01-07-2010 11:41 PM

Beautiful job!

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CreekWoodworker

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#8 posted 01-08-2010 01:17 AM

Very nice hutch, great design.

-- Mike ...Success is often the result of taking a misstep in the right direction

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#9 posted 01-08-2010 02:30 AM

Very nice hutch! FWW has some really nice projects, and you did this one justice. Look forward to more posts!
Welcome to LJ’s.

-- Rich in Richmond -- Experience is something you don't get until just after you need it.

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#10 posted 01-08-2010 02:32 AM

That is a wonderful piece of furniture. You did a great job it.

-- β€œIt was they who were wrong, and for them here's a song.” ― I. Anderson

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#11 posted 01-08-2010 02:52 AM

That’s a great looking piece of furniture. Very nicely done.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

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Don

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#12 posted 01-08-2010 07:39 AM

Very nice work.

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

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#13 posted 01-08-2010 07:43 AM

Great work

-- Ray , Florence Alabama

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#14 posted 01-08-2010 07:45 AM

Gee, I really like this piece.

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#15 posted 01-08-2010 02:08 PM

WOW a great piece of furinture.

-- Stanley, North Georgia

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