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Rustic Hickory Bar Cabinets

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Project by CNCSteve posted 1594 days ago 2364 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This set of cabinetry I build for a client when I was in tech school- tuition paying project! They wanted me to fabricate cabinets that would sneak in, under the existing laminate top and 2×4 pine claded wall supporting it. It was built out of some pretty rustic and knotty hickory, fairfield maple mel for a carcase (nested on the router), solid maple drawers (CNC dovetailed), and KV 8400 series side mount slides. The face frame was pocket screwed together, dont want to go that route again after remaking a stile three or so times. Everything was top coated with Chemcraft conversion varnish.

-- Steve, Wisconsin A man who works with his hands is a laborer; a man who works with his hands and his brain is a craftsman; but a man who works with his hands and his brain and his heart is an artist.





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Karson

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#1 posted 1594 days ago

Very nice counter.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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Maveric777

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#2 posted 1594 days ago

Great job.

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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woody57

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#3 posted 1594 days ago

You do very good work.
I surprised you had trouble with pocket hole joinery. I’ve used that system for many years with no problems. It might just be the wood you were using. Hickory can be difficult sometimes.

-- Emmett, from Georgia

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jim1953

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#4 posted 1594 days ago

Great Lookin Job

-- Jim, Kentucky

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WistysWoodWorkingWonders

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#5 posted 1594 days ago

nice looking bar… well done..

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

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RexMcKinnon

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#6 posted 1593 days ago

Nice cabinets. I like the style of the pull out garbage can.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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