personal design: Cherry cabinet with Crotch Mahogany panels.

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Project by beginrbldr posted 01-26-2010 07:26 AM 2823 views 6 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a Cherry cabinet with crotch mahogany panels i built from my head. It was also my first inlay project as well. Panels and doors are mitered and the door have a bead moulding surrounding them. I put a light cherry varathane stain with a semi gloss varathane finish on it. Crotch mahogany panels are natural color as well as inlays.

-- Jeff, Laguna Hills CA

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#1 posted 01-26-2010 07:48 AM

Beautiful, I can only be jealous when seeing such great projects.

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#2 posted 01-26-2010 07:56 AM

Thank you syeret. I had fun bulding this project. I thought i did pretty good for my first inlay project. first time touching inlays. I have more i will be posting as well as my first marquetry projects. I’m glad you liked it.

-- Jeff, Laguna Hills CA

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#3 posted 01-26-2010 09:07 AM

Very nicely done! This is a beautiful piece of work.

-- Allen, WA

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#4 posted 01-26-2010 09:14 AM

Thank you ABB. I had fun building this project.

-- Jeff, Laguna Hills CA

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#5 posted 01-26-2010 09:28 AM

beautiful cabinet!! Welcome to LJ

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

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#6 posted 01-26-2010 10:25 AM

Sweetness!!! Beautiful Cabinet. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

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#7 posted 01-26-2010 10:49 AM

This is beautiful, really very very beautiful!

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#8 posted 01-26-2010 02:16 PM

Jeff, this is a gorgeous cabinet. I love the look of cherry and the mahogany panels add a nice look to it as well. This piece is replete with details, such as the inlay, columns and beading, that enchance its visual interest. Excellent design and you did a nice job on the finish as well.

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#9 posted 01-26-2010 03:44 PM

This an incredibly nice cabinet. It’s a true stand out.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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#10 posted 01-26-2010 04:00 PM

I love it! Creative design, nicely executed.

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#11 posted 01-26-2010 04:59 PM

Nice looking cabinet.

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#14 posted 01-26-2010 05:40 PM

great cabinet… looks absolutely wonderful… well done…

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#15 posted 01-26-2010 05:42 PM

Thank you everyone for the compliments and I am glad to be part of a great group of woodworkers. I will have more projects posted.

-- Jeff, Laguna Hills CA

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