Figured wood liquor cabinet

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Project by rhett posted 03-06-2010 02:30 AM 5067 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a liquor cabinet I just finished. It is for a friends new gallery she will be opening. The majority of the project is veneered. Beeswing cherry with a curly maple door. The center medalion was turned on a lathe and veneered with burled walnut.

-- Doubt kills more dreams than failure.

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#1 posted 03-06-2010 03:19 AM

Great work I hope the opening goes well. How big is it the pic has no scale


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#2 posted 03-06-2010 07:47 AM

Nice looking cabinet.

Is the inside just shelves?

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#3 posted 03-06-2010 04:04 PM

Excellent design details! Well done.

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#4 posted 06-21-2010 11:47 PM

Very cool, love the design and great wood

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#5 posted 06-21-2010 11:51 PM

Why Rhett, you say that’s veneered, hey, you could probably get that at Pottery Barn, couldn’t you?
No, I guess you couldn’t, just something that may look similar and last as long as the liquor you would put inside. Have a hechuva life, M&T, cuz I have a feeling we won’t be hearing from you again.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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#6 posted 06-22-2010 12:10 AM

I’m sorry, Rhett, I lost my temper again. That was in no way intended at you. That is a fine work of functional art, and will make a statement wherever it will find a home, for a long, long time.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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#7 posted 06-22-2010 12:27 AM

Very nice project. I would love to have something like that in my home. Too bad the liquor stays out in the shop though. Don’t worry its for after work.

-- Daniel

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#8 posted 06-22-2010 12:41 AM

To get the best sheen, you need to polish while they are still warm.

-- Doubt kills more dreams than failure.

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