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This is a cabinet for a customer made out of ambrosia maple. Finish is just three coats of poly. This was a very fun project to build. Next project out of the shop, a cherry baby cradle.
-- Stanley, North Georgia
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#1 posted 01-28-2010 07:39 PM
Nice job and you have to like that ambrosia maple. Good luck with the cradle.
-- Duane, Ohio
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#2 posted 01-28-2010 08:50 PM
That is some pretty nice maple… great looking results on the cabinet too…
-- New Project = New Tool... it's just the way it is, don't fight it... :)
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#3 posted 01-28-2010 09:18 PM
Hmmm. Have been trying to decide on what wood(s) to use when building new kitchen cabinets for my home. May have to consider using at least ambrosia maple panels….
-- Woodworking is easy as 3.14159265358979323846264338327950288419716939937510...
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#4 posted 01-28-2010 09:31 PM
Wow! Really nice! And I will bet that your customer will be cutting you a rather large check. I would not even want to guess what the materials cost on this project was. But I would bet that your “scraps” will turn into some really great projects too.
-- Jef Spencer - Refined Pallet - http://www.etsy.com/shop/RefinedPallet
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#5 posted 01-29-2010 04:54 AM
Looks like you did a great job. I’m a fan of ambrosia maple for accents, but not for a whole project. It’s hard to see the details of the cabinetry because of how busy the maple is.
-- --Bob http://www.areddy.net/wood
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#6 posted 01-29-2010 11:03 AM
What was the customer going to use the cabinet for? I need a couple something similar for my kitchen. One on each side of my frig. I like the design of yours.Thanks for sharing.
#7 posted 01-29-2010 12:21 PM
Thanks everyone for the nice comments. Jef I have a really good supply for this maple, only $1.89 a board ft. They also have some great curly, or tiger maple as you can see in some of my projects. They have some of the best cherry that I have seen, red and white oak, ash, most any domestic hardwood that you would want, all at a really, really good price. And NorthGaMan the customer is going to use this in her bedroom to put her Bath and Body Works stuff in. She must have a lot of bath and body works stuff.
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#8 posted 01-29-2010 12:27 PM
It turned out great little brother.
The cradle you built maybe used for the first time tonight. Thanks….
-- It is all about the wood.
#9 posted 01-29-2010 12:41 PM
Thanks big brother, can’t wait to see pictures of little Kendell in the cradle.
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#10 posted 01-30-2010 03:53 AM
Great looking cabinet.
-- Emmett, from Georgia
#11 posted 01-30-2010 03:54 AM
Great looking cabinet. Can you share with us where you bought the maple?
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#12 posted 01-30-2010 03:56 AM
Wow that’s one of a kind very well done
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#13 posted 01-31-2010 09:10 AM
Very nice. I love different woods!!
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#14 posted 06-03-2010 01:27 PM
this is a beautiful piece of work and I hope you’ll post fotos of the cradle
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