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Project by artsyfartsy posted 02-01-2017 09:55 PM 1040 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I started this project in November for a Christmas gift for our daughter. But, during the last three months, either my wife or myself have been ill and I wasn’t able to work on this piece as much as I wanted. So, it is now a Valentine gift.

It started out to be a DVD cupboard done in the old colonial style but, I like to experiment and I added a few of my flavors to it such as the corbels on the top corners. I also added the newer styles and rails with a 1/4” sanded plywood front. The shelving is dado-ed in the side panels. Anyway this is my slant on this project. It’s finished with Hickory Gel Stain and a few coats of Lacquer.

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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#1 posted 02-01-2017 09:58 PM

That’s a winner Don. Really nice!

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#2 posted 02-01-2017 11:46 PM

That’s a great looking DVD cabinet! I like the design elements you used, including the shiplap back—really adds visual appeal to the top piece. I’ll bet your daughter will love it!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#3 posted 02-02-2017 01:04 AM

Nice work Don. She will treasure it.

-- 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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#4 posted 02-02-2017 03:01 PM


Stellar job on the DVD cabinet….You put a lot of work into that project….I’m sure your daughter will be very proud of it, late or not….Sometimes, things like health gets in the way of progress…..You done good, bud..!!!

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....!!

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#5 posted 02-02-2017 03:18 PM

Hey thanks guys. It got to be too long in the process and you know what happens when something takes a long time, you tend to hurry at the end. I cut a few corners and started to get sloppy but, it’s done just the same. Mean Dean, that shiplap back was all hand made with my router. Thanks, I like it too.

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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#6 posted 02-02-2017 04:38 PM

Don, that is just downright awesome. Those corbels add a real unique touch to it. Your daughter is really going to love that.

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#7 posted 02-02-2017 04:47 PM

great work

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#8 posted 02-02-2017 05:11 PM

Nice work, Don, very nice indeed. I think she’ll love it.

-- Mistakes are what pave the road to perfection

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#9 posted 02-03-2017 02:50 PM

Thanks Guys, I’m glad it’s going out the door though. It’s time to move onto other projects. But, bless your hearts for saying those kind things.

-- DWelch. Michigan, The only dumb question is the one not asked!

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#10 posted 02-11-2017 08:44 PM


-- Chuck, Michigan,

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