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Project by Viktor posted 12-12-2016 06:57 AM 1323 views 17 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Modern shelf made of maple, cherry, and Carpathian elm burl veneer, finished with Danish oil and wax. Dimensions are 184×31x35 cm. Mounting hardware was custom made.
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majuvla

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#1 posted 12-12-2016 09:47 AM

Great looking types woods. I like that floating design and nagled edges.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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jayseedub

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#2 posted 12-12-2016 05:39 PM

Gorgeous—I, too, love the chamfered edge on the frames. Wonderful mix of woods, and that burl is crazy beautiful. Excellent design, balance, colors—everything!

I have built a carcass with bypass doors similar to yours—and it bugs me a little that the plywood edge is exposed—any suggestions/ideas for hiding that in such an application? Just some edgebanding seems a little light, for a 1/4” edge, but I’m open to any thoughts!

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Viktor

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#3 posted 12-12-2016 05:55 PM


I have built a carcass with bypass doors similar to yours—and it bugs me a little that the plywood edge is exposed—any suggestions/ideas for hiding that in such an application? Just some edgebanding seems a little light, for a 1/4” edge, but I m open to any thoughts!
- jayseedub

I did similar doors in a previous project here: http://lumberjocks.com/projects/27753
where the edge was not exposed (pic. 3 there). I made a thin hardwood frame with even thinner ply panels flush with the frame on one side. The frame was simple overlap joint, you could miter it too. The frame also keeps the door flat.
In the current project it’s just 6 mm ply, which stayed flat after veneering. However, I still glued two strips of hardwood (lengthwise) on the back to keep it from warping in the future.

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DDWW

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#4 posted 12-12-2016 08:34 PM

Well done modern design and a nice mix of woods. I think the angled edge gives it a nice thin profile.

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Mcnervy

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#5 posted 12-13-2016 01:20 AM

I Love everything about it, Design, Wood choice. It is amazing how in balance it looks even though it is not horizontally symmetric. I love the internal chamfer.
Really nice job.

-- Bennett; If it can't be fixed with a hammer its an electical problem

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tool_junkie

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#6 posted 12-13-2016 04:03 AM

I really love it!

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woodbutcherbynight

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#7 posted 12-13-2016 05:11 AM

Excellent has such a unique look about it.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#8 posted 12-13-2016 09:27 AM

Awesome design and great craftsmanship.

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

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#9 posted 12-13-2016 12:39 PM

nice design!

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Sejo1

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#10 posted 12-16-2016 12:20 AM

Asymmetric balance in and floating space, I love it.

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